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Chemical weapons – in defence of Sean Spicer

On Fox News this morning, it turns out that other interviewers have made the same statement as the one that got Sean Spicer into such trouble.  They said “Even the Nazis did not use chemical weapons” and in one sense this is completely right.

Chemical weapons are flammable.  What broadcasters meant to say was “Even the Nazis were not so reckless, sadistic and stupid as to use chemical weapons in warfare in an uncontrolled  environment.Continue reading