Nazis Vs. Bomberman

Former German politician Martin Budich is in hot water for invoking violence... against Nazis... with Bomberman.

Last fall, Budich posted a imagine of Hudson video game character Bomberman holding cake with a bomb (he is Bomberman!). The text roughly translates to "No cake walk for the Nazis".

The image was protesting a Nazi event that was held on October 25, 2008. That Nazi event was met with violence from anti-Nazi demonstrators, and German authorities pinned that violence on Budich. The former politician incited attacks by using an image of Bomberman holding a cake with a bomb, they asserted.

In 2003, Budich was charged for using an similar image for creating an anti-Nazi image with Emily the Strange aiming a slingshot.

The pastry as bomb [Telepolis via Negative Gamer via http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/91725-Germany-Drops-Paintball-Ban-Goes-After-Bomberman">The Escapist]


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