Media Trolls Trolling Media Trolls
January 25, 2013 § Leave a comment
Quoth the Daily
A Gawker writer is being slammed by critics today after comparing the East Coast cold snap to the Holocaust.
Travis Okulski, senior writer for Gawker Media’s car blog Jalopnik, had been tweeting complaints about the cold weather Thursday when he compared the brutal slaughter of 6 million people to the bitter cold weather.
‘I don’t think I’m exaggerating when I say that this cold weather is far worse than the Holocaust,’ Okulski wrote on Twitter at 9:41 a.m. on Thursday.
…And then the world exploded.
The full story –including an image of starved concentration camp prisoners, which really drives the point home that it is wrong to trivialize the Holocaust– is here , if you have nothing better to do and/or hate yourself.