From Harry's Place:
Chomsky famously defended the neo Nazi Holocaust denier, Robert Faurisson, by describing him as “a relatively apolitical liberal of some sort”. He did so, despite the fact that Faurisson’s drift into extremism and racism was no secret, and had been explained to him by Pierre Vidal-Naquet.
Now, Chomsky has found himself in another pickle. Asharq Al-Awsat reports that he attended the inauguration of a Hezbollah Museum. At that inauguration, Hezbollah supremo Hasan Nasrallah denied the Holocaust:
What’s the bet that, if challenged, Chomsky will defend Nasrallah too?