Monday, November 14, 2005

Graduating From "Gulag" to "Auschwitz"

From The Beatroot: A United States’ Auschwitz?
Speculation about CIA gulags in Poland reaches new heights of absurdity …and I get quoted in the Washington Post!

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A ‘United States’ Auschwitz’ in Poland? This is an amazing claim to make, and I really think the guy who wrote that is a fool. Quite apart from the nauseating way that people, these days, over use words associated with the holocaust – and in doing so take away the unique horror of what happened during WWII – does he really think that another Auschwitz in Poland could be kept a secret? Does he know what the original Auschwitz was like?
Read the complete article for a good analysis of the politics surrounding this issue.