The key similarity is that both the US and 1930s Germany are suffering from strong economic woes…
George N Romey

I disagree slightly. I think that the current economic malaise was coming either way. It’s a result of shifting industries, the deprecation of fossil fuels and the expansion of automation stripping good paying jobs away from a large swathe of the populace. 2008 may have exacerbated it, but this was coming either way.