28 The Early Goebbels Diaries, entries for 23rd October 1925 and 31st January 1926. In Die Zweite Revolution there is another good example of the national Bolshevist tendencies of Goebbels's thinking at that time:
'On this account we look toward Russia, because she sooner than anyone else will accompany us on the path to socialism. Because Russia is the ally given to us by nature against the devilish contamination and corruption of the West. With embittered anguish we must see so-called German statesmen destroy bridge upon bridge to Russia and this anguish is great, not because we love Bolshevism and the Jewish supporters of Bolshevism, but because allied with a sincere nationalist and socialist Russia we recognize the beginning of our own nationalist and socialist assertion.'
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