On Holocaust Memorial Day the Daily Mail should apologise for its anti-Semitic past

Pride's Purge

(not satire – it’s the Daily Mail!)

The Daily Mail has a shameful history of anti-Semitism.

In the 1930s, the newspaper supported Hitler as well as Oswald Mosley and his British Union of Facists.

Here’s Lord Rothermere – the original owner of the Daily Mail and great-grandfather of the present owner – with a good friend of his:

rothermere

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And here are extracts from an exchange of letters between the Mail’s owner and Hitler:

Adolf Hitler letter to Lord Rothermere (7th December, 1933)
I should like to express the appreciation of countless Germans, who regard me as their spokesman, for the wise and beneficial public support which you have given to a policy that we all hope will contribute to the enduring pacification of Europe. Just as we are fanatically determined to defend ourselves against attack, so do we reject the idea of taking the initiative in bringing about a…

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