By Jason Smathers
Editor of The Badger Herald
Thursday, February 25, 2010 1:30 a.m.
"Bradley Smith, an infamous Holocaust denier, took this opportunity to place a link to his denial website on our online site. He paid $75 for the ad, and we chose to accept the advertisement.
"The placement is a vile, reprehensible and absurd recreation of history that would be rejected as blatant lies and fantasy by any rational student on campus.
But it is because of this very fact that I have decided to accept this ad and allow it to run its course.
"The site itself, the Committee for Open Dialogue [sic] on the Holocaust, is a troth of lies that masks itself as an attempt to challenge conventional wisdom on whether the Holocaust and murder of 6 million Jews took place. The assertion is so wildly and obviously false that to even address its claims would be an exercise in futility.
"But since its posting, members of campus and this office have asked whether that should be grounds for its deletion." Read more.