Public Service Announcement: Don't be a Nazi.
I've lived my entire life in Ohio, so I get it. When you stare at endless cornfields and burned-out rust belt cities for decades, those crisp gray Wehrmacht uniforms look pretty sweet. And for those looking to piss off not only their parents, but their grandparents too? Nazi is certainly the way to go. And with slogans like <your country here> First? Who wouldn't want that?
But I'm here to tell you that being a Nazi is not cool. There is a reason we use words like Fascist and Nazi as epithets, and it's not because we're edgy little internet nerds looking to subvert Godwin's law. It's because Nazis created a culture of fear and repression to kill a whole lot of people in really gruesome ways, and believe it or not, most people of the world are decidedly anti-gruesome death.
So if you're dreaming fondly of the glorious life of a professional Nazi, just stop and think: do I want to be associated with harsh statist policies and genocide? Do I want my proud OH-IO associated with that crap? We already have enough to deal with in regards to our sports teams and jobs and stuff, let's not add Nazis to the list. Thank you.
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