Anne Frank Halloween Costume Elicits Twitter Outrage
Anne Frank is arguably the most famous name associated with the Holocaust.
The young girl gained notoriety after her diary was published in the wake of her death, as millions of people learned how she hid from the Nazis between 1942 and 1944 when Germany occupied the Netherlands as part of World War II.
She was eventually discovered and died in a concentration camp.
In other words: Anne Frank is a hero.
But one way NOT to honor her struggle would be to sell an ensemble on HalloweenCostumes (dot) com labeled as "World War II Evacuee Girl Costume."
In general, the Holocaust really isn't something that ought to be reduced to such a cheap stunt.
Yet that's exactly what this online retailer went ahead and did, much to the shock and anger of the Internet…