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Sieg Heilidays?

10:30 AM -- Pensacola News Journal reports on a holiday window display that didn't exactly instill seasonal cheer in the hearts of passersby:

    An artist's creation of gingerbread Nazis drew complaints after it was displayed in a hardware store window, prompting the store owner to demand the artwork be removed. Charlie Palmer covered the gingerbread men during the weekend and said he wanted them out by [sic] of his business by Tuesday.

Careful, Charlie. If you cover them with a white sheet they might adapt into gingerbread KKK members!

    McGuckin said he chose the subject to provoke thought, not to offend.

Here's a thought: You're a psycho.

    "I can differentiate between real Nazis and that [sic] the atrocities they performed compared to these little gingerbread men, but I guess some people can't," said McGuckin, 50.

Yeah, that must be the problem McGuckin. Unlike you, with your keen artistic eye, our ability to perceive is sadly limited. It hasn't anything to do with the fact that you've mocked a historical atrocity with baked goods.

    Palmer left one of McGuckin's displays uncovered: a depiction of a suicidal snowman sitting under a hairdryer.

    "I want people to say 'Oh, my gosh,'" McGuckin said. "And once they look at it, say: 'It is kind of pretty.'"

Oh my gosh. It is kinda revolting. Perhaps your next display can feature some frolicking gingerbread suicide bombers. Tis the season, after all.

— Red Panda, Post-Modernism Critic, Light Reading

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