Obama Condemns Intolerance, Homophobia at Holocaust Museum

Yesterday, Obama spoke at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum's annual 'Days of Remembrance' ceremony in commemoration of the victims of the Holocaust:

Bama "To this day, there are those who insist the Holocaust never happened - who perpetrate every form of intolerance — racism, antisemitism, homophobia, xenophobia, sexism, and more — hatred that degrades its victim and diminishes us all. Today, and every day we have an opportunity, as well as an obligation to confront these scourges. To fight the impulse to turn the channel when we see images that disturb us, or wrap ourselves in the false comforts that others' sufferings are not our own...

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Posted April 24, 2009 at 4:00pm ETC by Andy Towle
in Barack Obama, News