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Fightin’ Words: Quote of the Week

In light of the excessive amount of political commentary making headlines these days, this week’s quote was chosen for its apt relevance with regards to the state of contemporary political discourse.

Responding to allegations that he was a Nazi sympathizer after having dined with Adolph Hitler, former German heavyweight champion Max Schmeling replied,

“I once went to dinner with Franklin Roosevelt; that did not make me a Democrat.”