November 10, 2018
This is supposed to be inspirational.
For the goyim.
Fadumo Kuusow remembers a thin and shy girl who lived next door. Her memory is hazy as the girl left more than 20 years ago.
Last week Kuusow organised a small celebration with friends in Ifo camp, one of a vast complex of refugee settlements on dry, scrubby plains around the remote Kenyan town of Dadaab. Eight thousand miles away that thin, shy girl – now 37 – had just become the member elect of the US House of Representatives for Minnesota’s fifth district.
Ilhan Omar, a Democrat, will assume office in January, sharing the historic distinction with Rashida Tlaib of being the first Muslim women elected to the US Congress.
“The women here talked about her. I remember in the hot weather afternoon, Ilhan and I used to play jumping rope near our homes. My family lived in a tent and Ilhan’s family lived in a makeshift structure made of sticks and cloth,” she said when reached by telephone by the Guardian.
Omar was born in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, but was raised in the inland town of Baidoa. She fled Somalia’s civil war with her parents at the age of eight and spent four years at what became known as the Dadaab camp in neighbouring Kenya.
Now a vast, impoverished city with an estimated population of at least 250,000 people, conditions were rudimentary when Omar was a resident. Many refugees had arrived from Somalia with nothing more than they could carry.
The reverse of the ostensibly inspirational nature of the story is that this is exactly what everyone feared would happen when we flooded our country with Moslems under the guise of humanitarianism – that they would infiltrate and take over the government.
Refugees coming into a country because they made their own country so shitty that they allegedly couldn’t even live there anymore and then entering the government of the country they fled to is so absurd that no one actually has any context for it.
It’s like if one day your dog walked into your bedroom and starting telling you about his favorite Gundam suit and explaining in detail why it was his favorite.
Would you feel inspired by that?
Or would you be afraid?
You would have absolutely no context to hold any opinion on the matter, so really you could go either way.
That is what they are doing with “yeah, so this bitch’s country was so shitty she had to come to live in yours on welfare and now she’s going to run your government.”
It’s so confusing that there cannot be any context for it, so they can fill in whichever context they want.
So they’re saying “wow, this is so brave.”
And people are just like “uh, okay… I guess so.”
If we go back to your dog talking to you about Gundams – if after he finished his talk, some guy walked in and said with authority, “this is a very brave dog,” you would say the same thing: “I guess he truly is.”