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When someone uses a far more terrible act to lessen the perception of one's own terrible actions.
Sure Hitler killed 6,000, 000 Jews, but Stalin killed 20,000,000 of his own people, so what Adolf did wasn't that bad.
The IRS caught me cheating on my taxes , I'm going to try the Hitler Defense on them. Sure I owe $5,000 dollars, but hey, I'm no Wesley Snipes.
by G Gar March 09, 2017
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