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Gawker writer: cold weather is ‘worse than the Holocaust’

25 Jan, 2013

Travis Okulski, senior writer for Gawker Media’s car blog Jalopnik, had been tweeting complaints about the cold weather Thursday when he compared the brutal slaughter of 6 million people to the bitter cold weather.

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Deborah Lauter, Civil Rights Director, Anti-Defamation League told Fox News:

While Mr. Okulski may have intended to make a joke in comparing the cold weather to the Holocaust, his Twitter post is clearly not funny,’ Lauter said. ‘Such a trivialization of the Holocaust is deeply offensive to Jews, survivors and those who fought courageously against the Nazis in World War II.

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