Miriam posted about PETA and their fake apology to the Jewish community. Here is a little background about why they apologized. They ran a campaign called Holocaust on Your Plate which many of us found to be offensive. Take a look at this photo:
Animal life is not equivalent to human life. Animals should be treated well and with kindness, but the reality is that they are not morally equivalent and never will be.
I suspect that no one is surprised that there is an issue of what is appropriate language and what is not. Certain terms should never be bandied about because the weight and impact of those words will be diminished if used for trivial things. Holocaust is one such term as is calling someone a nazi.
I am in agreement with Miriam’s assessment of this fake apology.
An apology is supposed to be sincere or at least have an appearance of sincerity but this does not. This is a pacifier that PETA is trying to stick in our mouths as if we were one collective baby, and I for one am just not interested in lip service.