On Fri, 11 Nov 2022 01:33:07 -0500, Riain Y Barton <vo...@invalid.noy>
"What the cluck?
KFC has apologized for sending an alert urging customers in Germany to
commemorate the Kristallnacht – the 1938 pogrom that preceded the
Holocaust — by eating its cheesy fried chicken.
“Go ahead and treat yourself to more soft cheese on your crispy
chicken. Now available at KFCheese!” KFC Germany wrote Wednesday under
the subject line “Memorial day for the Reich pogrom night,” the Times
of London reported.
The day marked the 84th anniversary of Kristallnacht, or “The Night of
Broken Glass,” when Nazi mobs destroyed synagogues and Jewish-owned
They slaughtered 92 Jews and sent another 30,000 to concentration
camps in what was considered the starting point of the Third Reich’s
drive to annihilate Jews.
An hour after the offensive message went out on the app, the fast-food
chain issued an apology and blamed “an error in our system” for the
“inappropriate message.” "
Inappropriate? TOTALLY appropriate!
Die Juden sind unser Unglück.
- Heinrich Gotthard Freiherr von Treitschke (1834-1896)