Racists and bigots have never been the most-subtle of people when it comes to humor, mostly because they're fools. But a weak, pitiful attempt is on display in the German village of Jamel, which is a far-right paradise that has given the German government headaches.
There, at the the office of the far-right National Democratic Party (NPD), there is a barbecue grill with “Happy Holocaust” carved into the metal.
The discovery was recently made by one of the journalists for Vice magazine's video outfit, which always produces stellar material. “I was shocked and I just couldn't believe what I saw. It felt really
surreal,” VBS TV journalist Barbara Dabrowska told the German magazine, Der Spiegel. “It
was like in a bad American movie that tries to come up with the most
ridiculous idea for how to make Nazis look really terrible. … They
probably meant it as a joke, but I was annoyed by their either stupid or
incredibly provocative approach.”
You can see the full video below; Dabrowska asks the party leader about it around the 8-minute mark–Dave, translate away! And I can be particularly ghoulish and point out that the neo-Nutzis have it wrong…but I won't go there.