Auction Giant eBay ➠ Swimming In Nazi Swastikas ➠ Bans Confederate flags
Online auction giant eBay is taking some heat for hypocrisy.
The website is one of the latest companies to join the politically correct frenzy to remove the rebel flag for its “racist” symbolism, but there’s one minor problem: Sales of swastika-decorated material abound — a much more blatant symbol of white supremacy.
The “Take Down The Flag” movement started after Dylann Roof shot and killed nine black people in a Charleston, S.C., church a week ago and has gained momentum since, with company after company removing flag-themed merchandise.
According to Ebay’s Offensive Material Policy regarding Nazi material:
We recognize the historical significance of World War II and that there are many militaria collectors around the world. We allow some related historical items, but ban others, particularly those that amount to Nazi propaganda, or that are disrespectful to victims.
Apparently items that depict that Confederate flag have no Civil War historical significance.
The Twitterverse blasted the company for what many called a double standard. More