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Thinking Wisely, Planning Boldly: The Higher Education and Training of Royal Navy Officers, 1919-39
Joseph Moretz
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Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil - Hannah Arendt

In case you've ever wondered how fanatics rationalize inconsistencies:

 

The Party program was never taken seriously by Nazi officials; they prided themselves on belonging to a movement, as distinguished from a party, and a movement could not be bound by a program.

 

I imagine there are a few supporters of our current present who are dismissing broken promises in a similar fashion.