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Quotation by Susan Sontag
Left-wing movements have tended to be unisex, and asexual in their imagery. Right-wing movements, however puritanical and repressive the realities they usher in, have an erotic surface. Certainly Nazism is "sexier" than communism.
Susan Sontag (b. 1933), U.S. essayist. (First published 1974). "Fascinating Fascism," Under the Sign of Saturn (1980).
This fact, Sontag parenthetically added, "is not to the Nazis' credit, but rather shows something of the nature and limits of the sexual imagination." See also Sontag's comment under "sadomasochism."
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