This is not a euphemism.
Thank you for sending me a copy of David Cole’s video [“David Cole Interviews Dr. Franciszek Piper: A Jewish Researcher’s Honest Look at WWII and Auschwitz.”]. Mr. Cole has obviously invested a great deal in researching his subject and I admire his tenacious curiosity.
Again, I thank you for sharing this documentary with myself and other Members of Congress.
The Daily Caller has the full story on this, obviously: and it would entertaining to see Marcy Kaptur’s office try to spin this exceptionally problematic letter away if it was on any other subject than Holocaust denial. Basically, Marcy Kaptur’s excuse is that it’s a form letter (it’s not) written by an anonymous intern (who they won’t name) that went out over the Congresswoman’s signature* – and, again, the title of the ‘documentary’ was “David Cole Interviews Dr. Franciszek Piper: A Jewish Researcher’s Honest Look at WWII and Auschwitz.” I get that not everything that comes in and out of a Congressional office is scrutinized to death; but that particular title is a giant, honking tell of Teh Crazy. David Cole was so lunatic fringe on this subject that he had to go, change his name, and hide his past history in order to get any work in Hollywood**; one might think that someone in Marcy Kaptur’s office would have red-flagged it. That they did not suggests, perhaps, that this wasn’t the first piece of Holocaust denial to ooze its way into their in-box… (more…)