January 5th, 2017

Outrage culture and toys...

So, I found this in my morning woolgathering over the Internet, and it needed immediate comment.  For those who don't want to follow the link, a Playmobil toy of Martin Luther, put out to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, has come under fire for being antisemetic.  Now, for those who haven't followed my column on the Escapist, I am a Russian Jew, and my family has no shortage of horror stories from the old country of murderous antisemitism...and I really think this is the stupidest thing I have read all week.

Some comments about points in the article:

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