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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Comes Under Fire in Wake of Holocaust Denial Comments

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Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO, billionaire and troll is under fire this week for his company's stance on what qualifies as "hate speech" that should be banned by the social media giant.

On Wednesday, Zuckerberg gave an interview to Kara Swisher of Recode. In it, he offered the example of Holocaust denialism as an idea that may be wrong but should be permitted to exist on Facebook:

"I’m Jewish, and there’s a set of people who deny that the Holocaust happened. I find that deeply offensive. But at the end of the day, I don’t believe that our platform should take that down because I think there are things that different people get wrong."

Outrage was swift and brutal, leading Zuckerberg to quickly apologize.

“I personally find Holocaust denial deeply offensive, and I absolutely didn’t intend to defend the intent of people who deny that,” he said.

WIBC host Tony Katz discussed Zuckerberg's misstep and the consequences of a fall from grace in the eyes of the progressive left. 

Click the link below to hear what Tony had to say:


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