Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked, and denounce the peacemakers for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same in any country.
I’m not comparing Bush to Hitler. I’m just trying to use my small corner of the web to remind people to take a second look at their reasoning and make sure it’s theirs, not somebody else’s.
[ Thanks for the link, Scott. ]