"You don't even see the contradiction. When your government does something good, you are proud of it, but when it commits a crime, you wash your hands of it."
"I have always been proud of being British."
"Hitler was proud of being German too, and he had the Jews incinerated."
Whomp, there it is.
I'm actually quite pleased to find my own example of Godwin's Law in a novel. Although given the context, perhaps it is more an example of Quirk's Exception to Godwin's Law? Ah, TVTropes. The gold standard by which to compare everything.