Who Voted for Hitler?
The Nazi rise to power in Germany was largely due to voters opting for what they perceived as their economic self-interest.
The source: “Ordinary Economic Voting Behavior in the Extraordinary Election of Adolf Hitler” by Gary King, Ori Rosen, Martin Tanner, and Alexander F. Wagner, in The Journal of Economic History, Dec. 2008.
No question of voting be-havior has been studied more extensively than how the Germans managed to elect a party that destroyed democracy in their country and left Europe ravaged. The conclusion has...