Originally Posted by vijil
I've been checking out the German news media and there have been some major protests and counterprotests around neo nazism in the last few days regarding the memorial of a neo nazi leader. Paintball in germany is sometimes looked down on because it appears to some that it could be used to train neo nazi terrorists. It may be that the German government are trying to make a link between these paintballers and neo nazis in an effort to
A: validate their previous views about paintball and
B: be seen as though they're doing something about the neo nazis.
This sounds about right. Using misinformation to terrorize innocent people is not the way to run a government.