By THOMAS SOWELL Posted 06/21/2010 06:13 PM ET
View Enlarged ImageWhen Adolf Hitler was building up the Nazi movement in the 1920s, leading up to his taking power in the 1930s, he deliberately sought to activate people who did not normally pay much attention to politics.
Such people were a valuable addition to his political base, . . . → Read More: Is U.S. Now On Slippery Slope To Tyranny?