PETALING JAYA, Malaysia, July 9 (UPI) — A Malaysian politician took to Twitter after Germany’s 7-1 win over Brazil in the World Cup semifinal, but instead of offering up his praise to a scorer on the winning squad, he chose to go with Adolf Hitler.
WELL DONE..BRAVO…LONG LIVE HITLER…Ã¢ € ” Bung Moktar Radin (@MyKinabatangan) July 8, 2014
Bung Mokhtar Radin, a Malaysian Parliament member, refused to apologize for the Hitler-hailing tweet.
He maintains that the tweet was just for fun and that people need to loosen up.
Some people agree…
How many of these @MyKinabatangan haters have been to Germany lately?
How many? It’s a new world over there, y’all are still stuck in time.Ã¢ € ” I/O (@ckliio9) July 9, 2014
Although the German government doesn’t: