I thought this was quite funny. If Erlinder wants to deny the existence of something, then so, what? I tell you what: there was no genocide in Rwanda, a claim I can make confidently, because I have no evidence that it ever happened, outside of third party reports. Now, if only I could afford the airfare to Rwanda...
US professor charged with genocide denial
People say violent things, all the time. And some of them say these things without even realizing they're violent, because in the circles that they move, such things are "normal". But it doesn't matter if one uses honeyed words - they don't justify anything, if the outcome is "wrong".
And didn't the CIA have the opportunity to block Hutu propoganda, but declined?