DEAR LITTLE BROWN GIRL – REBLOG – The Shinbone Star

Sort of sums it all up, doesn’t it?


 

THE SHINBONE STAR

— Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

Dear Little Brown Girl:

Sorry, kid, you should have been born Norwegian. With blonde hair, blue eyes and a lighter complexion — you know, Aryan good looks like Ivanka’s — President Donald Trump would have welcomed you with open arms. Instead, you got the tear gas.

Not coming from a “shithole country” certainly has its advantages. Of course had you been born in Norway, your mommy — sorry, your mamacita — wouldn’t even have felt the need to join a human caravan and plod along with you for 2,000 miles in search of a better life. But them’s the breaks, kid, and don’t go blaming the white people of Norway, who worked real hard to make their country not a shithole!

Just look at ya standing there, trying to look all pathetic and everything. Well, here’s what I got to say to all them people who…

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Author: Marilyn Armstrong

Writer, photography, blogger. Previously, technical writer. I am retired and delighted to be so. May I live long and write frequently.

7 thoughts on “DEAR LITTLE BROWN GIRL – REBLOG – The Shinbone Star”

  1. I remain of mixed emotions on the issue. I feel for those children, I do. I loathe their parents. And I’m not ranting about it here… thanks for sharing another Shinbone Star. I really love reading their pieces. 🙂

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    1. I don’t really know what drove them to walk a couple of thousand miles, but it had to be pretty bad. How bad are the places they started? I even understand why we don’t want to give them instant homes, but surely we’ve got a more humane way to deal with them?

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