Townhall Columnist Invokes Auschwitz Over John Kerry Speech; Auschwitz Responds


kurtThe Auschwitz Museum was not impressed with Kurt Schlichter after the Townhall columnist brought up the former Nazi death camp in order to criticize President Obama‘s position on Israel.

The Obama Administration has been defending itself recently for its decision not to veto a United Nations resolution that will require Israel to stop building settlements in contested territories. Secretary of State John Kerry gave a speech on the topic yesterday, and while he defended the two-state solution as the best chance for peace, Kerry seemed to admit that America cooperated with the Security Council on the resolution.

Aside from a sharp response from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Kerry’s speech was subject to a deluge of criticism from conservative corners. Schlichter got in on this as well, putting up a tweet that lived up to his Twitter bio of “angering leftists by being too pro-Israel for their taste.”

Schlichter’s tweet received a great deal of blowback, and it eventually got the attention of the memorial museum itself:

Schlichter stood by his original comments as he continued to debate various Twitter users over his statement:

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