Hate Is the Enemy

Holocaust flame … Barack Obama, wearing a white yarmulke, lays a wreath at the Holocaust museum, where ashes from concentration camps are buried

 

I am shocked and saddened by today’s shooting at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. This outrageous act reminds us that we must remain vigilant against anti-Semitism and prejudice in all its forms. No American institution is more important to this effort than the Holocaust Museum, and no act of violence will diminish our determination to honor those who were lost by building a more peaceful and tolerant world.  

–President Obama, June 10, 2009

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