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A Holocaust Float? What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

Somebody thought this was a good idea.

A Brazilian judge has banned a controversial Carnival float that depicted Holocaust victims and was to be accompanied by a samba dancer dressed as Adolph Hitler.

The creators said the float was a protest against genocide, but judge in Rio de Janeiro backed a complaint from the Jewish community, saying the festival "cannot be used as a tool in the cult of hate or for any form of racism ... or for the banalization of barbaric events."