You know, if I had to come up with a fairy-tale metaphor showing Democracy as a maleficent force trying to “keep Germany down,” I’d probably use Cinderella. Then I could add several more layers to the story — the evil stepsisters as the “allied powers,” the fairy-godmother as Goebbels, the Prince as… I don’t know, Hitler. Rapunzel is just so boring.
Oh, wait. Rapunzel was an Aryan broad, and Cinderella probably had syphilis. My bad.