The truth about Hitler?

Eli Stephens elishastephens at
Tue May 20 17:03:40 MDT 2003

M. Junaid Alam wrote:

>The twisted
>irony is that it is Jewish scholars in the field of holocaust studies
>who have decided that only the Jews have suffered a 'genuine' holocaust
>and all other victims are mere unworthy pretenders.

Not ironic at all. "Utterly self-serving" as you quoted Ward Churchill.

>What purpose does the
>_presentation_ of the Holocaust in America serve? Instead of promoting
>social consciousness and awareness of injustice, it is instead an
>exercise in handwringing and false moral complacency. A clean, cathartic
>method to assuage white guilt, of which very little is left over for
>acting against present-day atrocities.

I would that the real reason is one you highlighted yourself:

>more than enough gunpowder of
>moral capital to mow down criticism of Israel.

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