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Originally posted by Britguy
Let's ban all the Hollywood war film blockbusters, Indiana Jones and any other films where a swastika is displayed in case they cause offence.
Is that an over-reaction?
Are the Hollywood bankrollers and production teams of the Jewish faith offended by the swastika in their own movies or does it not matter when moneymaking is involved.
I can't believe there are calls for him not to join the army. It was a freakin fancy dress party, it's not like he's gone out beating up Jews, Gypsies and Homosexuals.
The press, and others, need to get a grip on reality as there are far more other important things going on in the world.
Originally posted by asala
This will be VERY big news here in the UK and possible world wide...
[edit on 12-1-2005 by asala]
Originally posted by DeltaNine
Yes, but he is the exception rather than the rule. He has proven himself in battle and has earned everything he has.
( and I must also say that to compare this to something like 'The Producers' is just so wide of the mark in terms of importance, meaning, perception it just beggars belief.
I wonder if Bush turned up in a Nazi costume whether anyone would be talking about 'The Producers' or poking fun etc etc.
The very idea is absurd.)
Originally posted by ubermunche
He is a young man who went to a private fancy dress party and from all appearences was then stitched up by a freind who sent the photo to the press, not a leading political figure turning up in the public domain.
A spokesman for the Board Of Deputies Of British Jews said: "The board is pleased that he's apologised for the incident.
Rabbi Dr Jonathan Romain, a spokesman for the Reform Synagogues of Great Britain, said the incident should not be blown out of proportion.