An Australian comedian apologized for controversial comments he made during his recent stand-up show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. During his comedy routine, Steve Hughes referred to President Bush’s adviser Richard Perle, saying he wanted to “kill that Jew,” using an expletive. Hughes admitted in his apology that his choice of words “could cause offense to Jews.”
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