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What I learned From Stalin, Hitler and Other Totalitarian Regimes,
This review is from: Elizabeth the Queen: The Woman Behind the Throne (Kindle Edition)
There is no doubt that this is simply excellent value for anyone wanting to read an up-to-date and heavily biased account of the Queen. Readers should also take a look at Sarah Bradford's equally worthy biography Elizabeth: A Biography of Her Majesty the Queen (Penguin Literary Biographies), Bradford's bio only takes us up to the events just before Diana's covenient death (for the Windsors) in 1997.
Bedell Smith's biography takes up all the events to the end of 2011, so is much more comprehensive. Of course, the 4 stars can really only really apply to someone who has been taken in by the Royal propganda, much like some of the Germans were taken in by the Nazis ralles and symbols, and many some of Russians were seduced by the Soviet propoganda machine. And let's not forget North Korea; those people must be stupid. Not like the British (and the rest of the Commonwealth); they have "freedom".
But, in fact, very few people were seduced by the symbols of the propoganda of the Nazis and Soviets; they simply went along with them out of fear. The "Royal Family" has learned from this, which is why books like these continue appeal to the masses. Now the slaves love their slave-owners and believe they are "free".
One really annoying thing from my paperback edition (which I bought second-hand) is that we get "Sally Bedell Smith" (the author) at the top of every left-hand page throughout the book, and "Elizabeth The Queen" (the title - do we have to reminded?)at the top every right. So if I want see which chapter I am in by just opening the book, I have to go to the front or find the beginning of the chapter! Very annoying! Much like the Royal Family!
Bedell Smith happily leaves out the fact that the Queen is head of a Satanic regime going back at least as far as Charles II, controls virtually all the world's drug-trafficking (see "Dope, Inc.") and happily allows her "security" services to occasionally murder her own subjects (and a few others) when the need arises, such as in "Gladio: NATO's Dagger at the Heart of Europe" by Richard Cottrell. Lastly, the bank in which she is a major shareholder (the Bank of England, set up by her Freemason ancestor Charles II), fleeces her subjects by billions every year.
What a true public servant!