Swastika Rehabilitation Day Fails Again

Photo: @coreykilgannon

Raelians, the UFO cult that tried to convince the media they cloned a human in 2002, spent the weekend attempting to cleanse the swastika of Hitler’s sins. Beachgoers in New York and New Jersey, including Times reporter Corey Kilgannon, caught a glimpse of a plane with a ProSwastika.org banner — including the Nazi mark inside a Jewish star — meant to convince the world of the symbol’s origins in peace and love. “WTFtweeted multiple aghast witnesses to the third annual World Swastika Rehabilitation Day shenanigans. Convincing the world of the alien stuff might be easier.