In Hitler issued a directive to the German press that was crystal clear in what he was expecting to see from them. The directive stated that "Jews are criminals by disposition." There were two reactions to this: on one side, you had brave.
It occurs to me in thinking about the post-election world that President-elect Trump is using a technique that anyone who has been in an emotionally abusive relationship will recognize right away: He's using established norms to manipulate behavior.
Michael Moore Unveils Trump-Skewering Broadway Play (The Hollywood Reporter)