This Kentucky man has faced a backlash after he dressed as a Nazi soldier and his 5-year-old son as Hitler for a Halloween party.
A good measure to bear in mind is if the costume brings to mind an event which killed millions of people it is not a good idea.
The man in question, Bryant Goldbach first reacted angrily on Facebook to the criticism he and his family received at the riverfront Trick or Treat party they attended in their area.
"What's the big deal, we like dressing up as historical figures," he posted.
But the internet was not buying it. After trawling his social media accounts where they found many other examples of racism and memes which many would classify as examples of alt-right propaganda.
Meet Bryant Goldbach of Owensboro, KY, who along with his wife MaryAnne Goldbach own a little shop called Goldbachs Watch & Clock Shop. Oh, and they like dressing up as Nazis and making their kid be Hitler for Halloween. pic.twitter.com/2o18NKXD2w— Chili (@Chili1756) October 26, 2018
Bryant Goldbach dressed himself as a Nazi solder and his school-aged son as Adolf Hitler before going to a Trunk-or-Treat event Thursday evening. https://t.co/8rUvszy2hN— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) October 28, 2018
Goldbach then went online and apologised but Twitter was not convinced.
Also this guy’s Facebook is horrible, and his nazi outfit wasn’t just for Halloween (which isn’t even an excuse to own that)— Molly (@_mollyanna) October 26, 2018
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