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We understand Cher’s anger about Sea World’s alleged mistreatment of its killer whales. We’re not sure, however, that likening the amusement park to the Dachau concentration camp is the best way to express it. Does she really believe that conditions for whales at Sea World are similar to the circumstances of a Nazi death camp in which tens of thousands of Jews and others were murdered?

As far as we can tell, none of Cher’s readers found the comparison distasteful. Perhaps this tweet helps explain why:

Editor’s note:

In response to a commenter’s suggestion, we have changed the photo that accompanied this article. The previous photo showed a pile of dead bodies at Dachau.