Some important questions about Baby Hitler

You gotta ask yourself.


Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Published Oct 23, 2015   Updated May 27, 2021, 6:29 pm CDT

On Friday afternoon, Twitter was rocked by a simple question.

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This led, naturally, to other—better—questions.

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And nearly everyone had an opinion.

Lurking beneath these hypothetical moral choices, of course, was a still deeper question about space-time and history: What if Baby Hitler? Imagine it. Baby Hitler, sitting there, Hitlering there in his high chair. His little baby legs dangle at a Hitleresque angle. His Hitlery eyes stare straight through you. Does he have a mustache? Of course not: He’s a baby. 

But he’s also Hitler.

Man, what a mindfuck.  

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*First Published: Oct 23, 2015, 5:21 pm CDT