On the popular blog Powerline John Hindraker makes the comment that Gandhi was the most over rated person of the 20th century. Interestingly the late Murray Rothbard thought the same thing. Gandhi's tactics would not have been successful against anyone but the British. Gandhi would have been quickly executed by the Nazis or Communists. He told Jews not to resist the Nazis. India had a huge bloodbath at the time of independence. Gandhi advocated a primitive life style for India which would let to many deaths.