"I grew up playing Cowboys and Indians, which as an adult I can see is very strange - that you market the genocide of an indigenous people as a game for kids," Hughes said.
"Australians are far from perfect - I've never played Cops and Aboriginals, and you wouldn't play Nazis and Jews!
It's not a great joke and equating the settlement of America with the holocaust is obnoxious but the comedian was attacked on the grounds that the joke was antisemitic! How a frantically anti-racist joke can be antisemitic escapes me but there you have it.
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