I've been watching so many WW 2 movies lately that I actually know who Betty Grable is, and I've encountered a frightening prospect. The Nazi party of yesteryear are disturbingly similar to the modern day tea party activists.
Both groups exhibit:
and both groups are/were the minority of the population but still have/had tremendous political sway in relation to their size.
Democrats, on the other hand, continue to be hippies.