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French Magazine Charlie Hebdo Mocks Victims Of Hurricane Harvey As Neo-Nazis

The new issue of the satiric French magazine Charlie Hebdo, the same magazine that published a number of Muhammad cartoons that triggered murderous attacks by Islamic terrorists, seems to mock the death and suffering wrought by Hurricane Harvey.

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The cover of the magazine is captioned, “God Exists! He Drowned All the Neo-Nazis of Texas,” with an illustration of half-submerged swastika flags and arms giving the Nazi salute.

At least 37 people have died as a result of Hurricane Harvey; thousands more have had to leave their homes.

After the outpouring of support around the world precipitated by the horrific attack on January 7, 2015, in which two Islamic terrorists forced their way into the Paris headquarters of Charlie Hebdo and opened fire, killing 12 people and wounding 11 others, four of them seriously, people started uttering the mantra, “Je Suis Charlie.”

Not this time: