Oops! WGN Anchor Refers to Chicago's Christkindlmarket as 'Kristallnacht'

Viewers stunned by mention of Nazi riot

It's good to know that people still say really dumb things out loud and not just on Twitter. On Sunday night, WGN-TV anchor Robert Jordan apparently made a spectacular flub when he referred to Christkindlmarket, Chicago's German holiday market, as "Kristallnacht." The latter was the 1938 Nazi riot that destroyed thousands of Jewish businesses and synagogues.

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