(UPDATED) And the Award for ‘Truly Horrible Choice of Words’ Goes to…

…Israel’s widely respected deputy defense minister, Matan Vilnai, for warning that “Palestinians will bring upon themselves a bigger holocaust because we will use all our might to defend ourselves.”

UPDATE: National Review Online’s Tom Gross says that this quote is the result of a mistranslated, and points a finger with Reuters:

Assuming NRO is correct, it’s interesting that Y-Net (my source), which posted the Reuters article, didn’t catch this, given that it is the English-language Web site of an Israeli newspaper, where the native language does happen to be Hebrew.

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