A supermarket refused to personalize a cake with name of the leader of the Third Reich. Go figure.
A couple in New Jersey is upset because their local ShopRite refused to personalize a birthday cake with the name of their 3-year-old son ... who just happens to be named Adolf Hitler. Heath and Deborah Campbell, both self-proclaimed "Holocaust deniers," protested the decision, saying: "ShopRite can't even make a cake for a 3-year-old. That's sad."
It's not the first time the Campbells have had their cake request denied before -- the ShopRite also refused to make a cake bearing the name of Adolf's sister, JoyceLynn Aryan Nation Campbell, who turns 2 in February.
The cake debacle could be a window into how the children, because of their controversial names, will be treated in the future by classmates or even (someday) employers. But the Campbells aren't worried in the least: "I just figured that they're just names," mom Deborah Campbell said. "They're just kids. They're not going to hurt anybody." Um, good luck with that.
The ShopRite store was so adamant that the name Hitler should not grace a cake that they even refused to provide a blank cake for the parents to write the name themselves, saying only that "we believe the request ... to inscribe a birthday wish to Adolph Hitler is inappropriate." Ya think?