The murder of nine black people in a South Carolina church by a man who flaunted the Confederate battle flag spawned a campaign against Confederate symbolism and historical monuments. Now, the recent mass shooting at a Louisiana movie theater by a man who liked Hitler has prompted a campaign against Nazi symbolism, even when used as satire. From the Washingtonian:
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Some Forms of Arrogant Stupid Seem Like Satire
did you see Mel Brooks' The Producers? The novie or the play. You know that Springtime for Hitler (the play guaranteed to lose money so the producers make money on an oversubscribed play) is parody. There's a protest going on in D.C.