‘A green light from the very top.’

“After a short while, gentlemen, we shall all meet again. Such is the fate of all men.” It was as though in those last minutes he was summing up the lessons that this long course in human wickedness had taught us — the lesson of the fearsome, word-and-thought-defying banality of evil.

– Hannah Arendt, Eichmann in Jerusalem

More from Marty Lederman on the so-called March 14th memo.

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