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  • Two Brazilian senators associate Holocaust with country’s political crisis

    May 19, 2016 | 2:17 pm

    Two leftist Brazilian senators compared Nazi Germany and the Holocaust to Brazil’s political environment in light of President Dilma Rousseff’s suspension as part of an ongoing impeachment process.

    “In times of crisis, the Jewish people are historically designated as ‘guilty’ for...

  • Sweden’s deputy PM says she misspoke in calling 9/11 attacks ‘accidents’

    April 19, 2016 | 1:05 pm

    Sweden’s deputy prime minister walked back her labeling of the 9/11 attacks as “accidents” in her defense of a politician who resigned over his anti-Israel rhetoric.

    Asa Romson, who is also agriculture minister, on Tuesday told the Aftonbladet daily newspaper that she misspoke a...

  • Letters to the editor: Holocaust comparisons, Mr. Mom, BDS and laughter for all

    February 26, 2014 | 10:11 am

    Mixed Feelings on Holocaust Comparison  

    Danielle Berrin’s piece (“Will America Re-Examine Its Shame?” Feb. 21) certainly has its virtues about what needs to be recognized as America’s sin, shame or national disgrace of 350 years as a house of bondage for black people — a story...

  • ESPN pulls Hank Williams Jr. MNF intro over Hitler remark

    October 4, 2011 | 10:54 am

    ESPN pulled its “Monday Night Football” introduction by Hank Williams Jr. after the singer compared President Obama to Hitler.

    The song was pulled from the introduction to Monday night’s game between the Indianapolis Colts and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

    ESPN said in a statement that it...