Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Nazi Chic In Asia

Whatever spirit it is that moves them, the people of Asia are becoming obsessed with Nazis:

Swastikas and other Nazi symbols are used as decoration in a Hong Kong clothing store, as seen on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2003. Israeli and German diplomats have lashed out at a Hong Kong fashion company for using swastikas and other Nazi party symbols. The Hong Kong-based firm designed a range of T-shirts and pants with Nazi symbols and launched new decorations this past week in its 14 stores. One branch projected Nazi propaganda films on the shop's wall. (AP Photo/Anat Givon)

It's a hard phenomena to understand, considering there are no Jews in that part of the world. So, how to explain swastikas adorning metal drums in clothing stores?

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