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 Outrage of The Day: Amazon Backtracks on Decision to Plaster Subway Cars With Nazi Flags
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Nazi and Imperial Japanese symbols on public train cars in 2015—no one should be offended about that, right?

Rigggghhhhttttt...

Amazon has asked New York's public transit to remove an ad campaign promoting the company's new alternate history TV series The Man in the High Castle after severe backlash from the public, according to Mashable.

The campaign, meant to show what a train car would look like if the United States lost WWII, used Nazi emblems and Japanese Imperial imagery on seats.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has called the ads offensive.

"While these ads technically may be within MTA guidelines, they're irresponsible and offensive to World War II and Holocaust survivors, their families, and countless other New Yorkers," he said in a statement.

"Amazon should take them down."

puerto rico america referendum statehood flag - 6748352512
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The latest from the post-election pipeline: the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico has voted in favor of becoming the 51st state for the first time ever. Since being recognized as an unincorporated U.S. territory in 1898, the residents have consistently voted against statehood (three times in 1967, 1993 and 1998), but the island's Secretary of State Kenneth McClintock says the declining job market and m