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Monday, June 11, 2012
The archenemy of mankind
Not to forget "this great deflowerer of the virginity of republics."
Both descriptions of Emperor Napoleon by US representative John Randolph in 1812 while debating a declaration of war against Britain in 1812.
It's worth remembering that Napoleon was Hitler for many people of his time. Back before he became just a colorful historical figure.