This Baby Hitler Question Is Getting Out Of Hand
October 23, 2015
New York Times Magazine decided to ask its readers a question.
(Yes, this pie chart is shaped like a rattle.)
And while the question itself is a bit strange, it’s the responses that have the Internet talking.
Like, ALL of the Internet talking.
To be fair, readers may have assumed *they* were the baby trying to kill Hitler, which, come on, would be difficult https://t.co/RqFMYMJpn5— James Poniewozik (@poniewozik) October 23, 2015
Would you rather fight one Hitler-sized baby, or 100 baby-sized Hitlers?— Jonathan Chait (@jonathanchait) October 23, 2015
at the very least i would definitely unfollow baby hitler— andy levy (@andylevy) October 23, 2015
Was baby Hitler the inventor of peas in guacamole?— Christopher Hayes (@chrislhayes) October 23, 2015
Pitching a WW2 themed remake of Muppet Babies with Baby Hitler, Baby Mussolini, Baby FDR, Baby Churchill and Baby Tojo— Ben Jacobs (@Bencjacobs) October 23, 2015
Am I on a long flight and is Baby Hitler crying? https://t.co/4CBOGBwQdN— Mary Beth Williams (@embeedub) October 23, 2015
Read all the Twitter jokes about baby Hitler, identify the best one, use the time machine to travel back in time to make the joke first— David Frum (@davidfrum) October 23, 2015
“Baby Hitler” was trending Friday afternoon.
*Opens Twitter* *Sees Baby Hitler trending* *Closes Twitter.* *Ponders into distance, wondering what happened to humanity*— Dave Rubin (@RubinReport) October 23, 2015
My feed is all about Adele & killing Baby Hitler. I guess it's Friday.— Danny Sullivan (@dannysullivan) October 23, 2015
Even members of Newsy’s staff started to get involved.
Why, not...you know, adopt baby Hitler and raise him to not-hate-Jewish-people?— Jake Godin (@JakeGodin) October 23, 2015
Sometimes the Internet is a wonderful, terrifying place.
But seriously, would you?