Truth be told, Hitler’s pre WWII form of (heretical Marxism) ultra-national socialism had wide approval within the aristocracy of Europe, which included the royal families as well. It’s all Left-wing however, albeit in different rows of the secular utopia, with both statist ideologies seeking to build a ‘new man’ for a new society.
‘Nazi’ question lands broadcaster in hot water
Published: 28 Jan 2015 14:36 GMT+01:00
As the princess stood next to survivors of concentration camps at an event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, SVT reporter Rolf Fredriksson asked her: “Has the Crown Princess thought about family history?” and mentioned that some of her relatives were known to support the Nazis.
“Nazism is something horrific. It is one of humanity’s absolute worst periods,” the princess responded, choosing not to mention her family.
In a separate comment, the Crown Princess said: “We must not forget what we can learn from history. It is important that we gather here, that we remember and listen to stories and pass them on.”
Margareta Thorgren, chief press officer for the Royal Court later told Swedish newspaper Expressen that it was “absolutely the wrong time to ask that question.”