A teenager in Princeton, N.J. called out her classmates Wednesday for something â€śeven more appalling than the usual stuffâ€ť she puts up with in high school.
Jamaica Ponder saw a Snapchat story of some boys from her school playing â€śJews vs. Nazisâ€ť beer pong, and took to her blog to condemn it.
â€” NJ.com (@njdotcom) April 7, 2016
â€śThe moment that the Holocaust became a running joke was the moment that ignorance outweighed intellect â€” and that is the death of compassion for human life,â€ť Ponder wrote. â€śWell, perhaps it is a joke. But then I guess the punchline would be: genocide. Pardon me if I donâ€™t find that to be hilarious.â€ť
The schoolâ€™s superintendent issued a statement saying he is â€śdeeply upsetâ€ť by the photo.
â€śUnderage drinking is not a new problem; nor is the misuse of social media; nor are actions of bias or bigotry,â€ť Steve Cochrane said. â€śThey are not new problems, but they do not have to be ongoing ones.â€ť
Rules circulated online for years
One teamâ€™s cups are arranged in the shape of a swastika while the otherâ€™s are in a Star of David. The game starts with a â€śblitzkriegâ€ť where Nazi players all shoot until they miss. The Nazi team also has an ability called â€śAuschwitzâ€ť where they can make any player on the opposing team sit out.
The â€śJewsâ€ť team gets to hide one â€śAnne Frank cupâ€ť at any point, but it canâ€™t be covered in any way.
You donâ€™t want to be that team that puts the Anne Frank cup under a table or something like that, because as one BroBible reader put it, you should â€śhave some respect.â€ťAlso On HuffPost:
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