What Others Have Said about Willis Carto
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Willis Carto has been called a
shadowy figure who is
largely responsible for the preservation of anti-Semitism as a movement, according to the Center for Democratic Renewal (CDR), formerly known as the National Anti-Klan Network. The CDR’s publication
When Hate Groups Come to Town (1992), briefly discusses Carto and some of his web of organizations which are used to disseminate anti-Semitism and racism. Carto has most recently received notoriety in the May 15, 1994 Los Angeles Times for his fisticuffs in an attempted take-over of the offices of the Institute for Historical Reviw (IHR), the leading Holocaust-denial organization in the world.
Carto’s activities have not been without personal gain. Though he tries to keep a low-key profile, the Carto life-style can be described as palatial. He resides in a mansion in Torrance, California, living off of his ability to shrewdly manipulate the ignorant and the gullible among us. Many who fall for his rabid hate-mongering may not even be aware that they are falling for the same lies Hitler told, which directly led to German nationalistic war-making, as well as
The Final Solution. Whether Carto believes his own propaganda is a question I can’t answer. There is a lifelong pattern which suggests that Willis Carto exhibits the classic
True Believer syndrome described by Eric Hoffer.
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