Australian lawmaker apologizes for Nazi analogy

07.10.2011                      10.Cheschwan. 5772                      Ta'anit BH"B

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Australian lawmaker apologizes for Nazi analogy

Senator Ian McDonald had called activist group "the Hitler Youth wing" of the Greens political movement.

An Australian legislator apologized to the Jewish community for suggesting that a political activist group was “the Hitler Youth wing” of a junior party in the Labor government.
Senator Ian McDonald said during a debate Nov. 3 on the carbon tax: “GetUp! is the Hitler Youth wing of the Greens political movement, and I stand by that.''
But he later rose in the upper house to apologize to the Jewish community for the remark….