How very strange. Having performed in my high school’s production of 'Sound of Music’ and having seen many professional and semi-professional stage productions, plus the celebrated film adaptation, I don’t get it.
Of course Edelweiss is anti-Nazi.
How could anyone think otherwise?
Interestingly and similarly, the term 'Uncle Tom' has come to take on a negative meaning that doesn’t fit with the character in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s play.