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San Juan Capistrano Gets Its Own Hitler Parody Video

An attempt to recall the mayor and a recent newspaper rack ban become grist for an internet fave.

San Juan Capistrano Gets Its Own Hitler Parody Video

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA. — San Juan Capistrano politics has its own Hitler video parody.

There are literally thousands of these parodies on YouTube, which borrow a scene from Downfall, a film made in 2004, during which the Fuhrer realizes he cannot win the war. There’s even a video Hitler parody about Hitler parodies.

San Juan’s version plays up recent tensions among two political factions in town: the council majority led by Mayor Sam Allevato and those who want to recall the mayor.

A minority member of the City Council recently compared the mayor to Hitler himself for attempting to ban newspaper racks from City Hall, a move a judge ordered reversed, and for Allevato personally showing up where petitioners are gathering signatures, which some find intimidating.

SO WHAT DO YOU THINK? FUNNY OR GOING TOO FAR? TELL US IN THE COMMENTS.

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