The D.C. council member’s visit to Washington’s Holocaust Museum was meant to be a “conciliatory” gesture to help repair relations after he sparked outrage for saying Jews control the weather.
But Trayon White only compounded his problems when he defended Nazis during a guided tour of the museum Wednesday and then left early.
White was at the museum viewing a 1935 photograph of a woman surrounded by Nazi soldiers with a sign hanging from her neck that read: “I am a German girl and allowed myself to be defiled by a Jew.”
The council member, the Washington Post reported, asked of the Nazis, “Are they protecting her?”
“No,” the guide explained. “They’re marching her through.”
White replied: “Marching through is protecting.”
The guide interjected: “I think they’re humiliating her.”
The Post said that in addition, an aide of White’s who