“Miss America has copped a lot of flack as both a person and an institution in recent months. But here’s something that frames it as the Nobel Peace Prize of beauty contests: a real-life Miss Hitler competition.
The Russian Facebook, VKontakte, is currently hosting a social media beauty pageant where young women compete for the ‘Miss Ostland 2014‘ crown by posting sexy Nazi selfies to the “Adolf Hitler” fan page, Vocativ is reporting. Reichskommissariat Ostland is the 1941 Baltic territory Nazi occupation under which over 1 million Jews were killed. Thinking about submitting your best anti-Semantic duckface? Probably don’t bother reciting anything about “world peace.”
Only group members can vote for their fave lady — there are currently over 7,000 potential voters — and the one with the most likes wins. What a time to be alive!“* Cenk Uygur, John Iadarola (TYT University), Jimmy Dore (The Jimmy Dore Show) and RJ Eskow break it down.
*Read more here from Hannah Ongley / Styleite: