Photo: Elizabeth Conley, Staff / Houston Chronicle found in San Antonio Express-News 8-06-16
The central claim or smear against Ajamu Baraka was to name him as a “holocaust denier” in a classic and unfounded "guilt-by-association" technique for having appeared on the show with a said-to-be known “holocaust denier, host Kevin Barrett, PhD.
The lead-in story involving Green Party Vice Presidential candidate Ajamu Baraka and his association with Kevin Barrett was addressed by Barrett himself. He stated that he has never written about the holocaust, but he has defended anyone and everyone’s right to research that history and any other subject they want to research and speak about.
Kevin Barrett stated: “It is interesting that they will call you a ‘holocaust denier’ even if you don’t take any position on what really happened in those camps in WWII. I never have! I don’t know precisely how many people died, how many of them were Jewish, how they died, whether there was an extermination order, whether there were gas chambers, etc, etc, etc. These issues are debated by other people. All I say is it’s ok to debate these issues. You shouldn’t go to jail if you’ve come to a particular conclusion about these issues! So, if you oppose the witch hunt, you’re a witch! So I guess I’m a witch…”
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