• A German far-right leader compared the Nazi era to 'a speck of bird s--' on German history, triggering a massive backlash

    18 days ago - By Business Insider

    At a youth conference on Saturday, a German far-right political leader downplayed the Nazi era in Germany's history.
    The party in question, Alternative for Germany , has risen to prominence in recent years, pushing nationalist and anti-immigrant positions.
    AfD leaders have in the past been condemned for rhetoric about the Nazi regime.
    A coleader from the far-right nationalist Alternative for Germany party downplayed the country's Nazi history in a speech over the weekend, drawing widespread condemnation.
    AfD party leader Alexander Gauland said Germans must take responsibility for the Nazi...
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