Friday, December 30, 2011

Fox defames Jews on FaceBook. Apologizes.

Who are Fox's friends? Not us, apparently.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Fox Latin America has apologized for a poll on whether Jews killed Jesus Christ that one of its staffers put on a Facebook page promoting the National Geographic Channel's Christmas special.

The poll asked readers who they think is responsible for the death of Christ: Pontius Pilate, The Jewish People or the High Priests.

The Simon Weisenthal Center in Buenos Aires calls it a defamatory reference to Vatican propaganda that "resulted in the persecution and murder of Jews for two millennia."
The Jewish group says it's outraged that Fox would perpetuate an idea that the Vatican annulled back in 1965.

Fox Spokeswoman Guadalupe Lucero apologized on behalf of National Geographic, saying the poll was removed immediately and measures have been taken to prevent such incidents in the future.
Thanks Guadalupe! I shall rest easy now, secure in the knowledge that Fox will never again behave offensively.

PS As per Kinky Friedman, "We Jews believe it was Santa Claus who killed Jesus Christ."

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