But glancing down the procession of crushing refutations already posted by Tribune readers, I came to this gem in “Related Articles”
Give me your tired, your poorâ€¦ Tribune Opinion May 15 2008
Presumably by the same pen, judging by the scintillating originality (no demerits for clich?©s in Colorado writing classes?).
This is a celebration of the fact that Greeley now has some 300 Somali refugees in the town, attracted by work at a local meat packing plant.
The Somalisâ€¦have come to Greeley for the opportunities it offers. Their presence, however, is not just about opportunities for them, it is also an opportunity for all of us. It is an opportunity to grow and expand our world….While the customs that come from half a world away can seem scary, they will — like the customs of the Russian-Germans a century ago — enrich our lives
Somali culture includes social norms of polygamy, wife-beating and female genital mutilation. They are Muslims, and women are covered up in the Islamic style.
And why does The Tribune compare them to “Russian-Germans of a century ago”—rather than the Italians, or Poles and others, who entered at the same time?
VDARE.com confidently anticipates a large increase in support from the Greeley area.
Tell Bart Smith to expect us!