The Explanation helps but still doesn't explain the Hitler part? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • ScifiGeek
    • 20.05.11 | 07:21 (IDT)

    I get the humor he was going for but In my eyes these topics are not something to joke about, no matter if its about Germans or Jews or anyone else. I have Sympathy for him that his own identity as a Jew was shattered in that kind of cruel twist of fate but it still doesn't really explain the whole understanding of Hitler's point of view and saying Israel is a pain in the ass within the context of that oddly serious joke.. Racism of any kind is inappropriate in the context of a film festival that should unite artists from all over the globe and I would say the same thing if he was a Jew

    from the article: Lars von Trier to Haaretz: My Danish sense of humor did me in
    First published 02:11 20.05.11 | Last updated 02:11 20.05.11
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