He lists Mein Kampf and The Communist Manifesto as two of his favorite books...
Frankly, I just think he was a nut. People are reading politics into it.
Ehyeh asher ehyeh.
"You and I are told we must choose between a left or right, but I suggest there is no such thing as a left or right. There is only an up or down. Up to man's age-old dream – the maximum of individual freedom consistent with order – or down to the ant heap of totalitarianism." -Ronald Reagan