A to Z of Historical Blunders: Episode 5

Welcome to the A to Z of Historical Blunders, the show that reminds us about the dangers of history repeating itself.

This week, our dial will oscillate between Mussolini’s Italy and Trump’s America. Once upon a time, Mussolini said, “Democracy is beautiful in theory; in practice, it is a fallacy. You in America will see that someday.” Just like President Donald Trump has a beautiful plan for the United States, Mussolini had a beautiful plan for Italy. One can only wonder if Trump has decided that he can succeed where Mussolini failed. If that seems far-fetched then consider the similarities in their leadership journeys and then decide for yourself.  The article on which this episode is based can be read here.