On Apr 5, 2013, at 4:31 PM, Greg Goodknight <good@nccn.net> wrote:

By the generally accepted Godwin's Law of Nazi Analogies, I recognize Dr. Bishop as the clear winner after this forfeit performed by Chandy.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Godwin%27s_law

That is fascinating. I didn't know that this fallacy had such a long history. One of the references from your link goes back to 1951.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reductio_ad_Hitlerum

Bob Hansen