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    • owldog
    • 07.04.12 | 22:51 (IDT)

    Mr Pfeffer, your conviction is shameful and cheap. Convicting Mr Grass for his "membership" as a Nazi is like convicting a child of being born in the wrong place at the wrong time. Mr Grass was brainwashed from childhood and drafted as a child, the same way we are all brainwashed to love our culture or country. He never "embraced" Naziism. His situation resembled something more like a forced/coerced child soldier. Grass is morally superior to Netanyahu, who called Rabin "worse than Hitler, just before Rabin was assassinated (by a "sane" bible student.) For what? Trying to negotiate peace with a Palestinian homeland. The elusive "two-state solution." Mr Pfeffer seems to think being Jewish "covers a multitude of sins" whereas being a child Nazi over 60 years ago, makes his criticizism of Jewish politicians immoral. Cheap shot Nonsense.

    from the article: The moral blindness of Gunter Grass
    First published 02:16 06.04.12 | Last updated 02:16 06.04.12
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