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The ungenerous part of me looks at the front page of today’s New York Times and thinks, WELP, someone call me when we can summon even half this level of collective grief and outrage for the I don’t even know how many (shh, not white) children who have been shot in Chicago this past year.

I’m not proud, but I’m pretty sure I’m not wrong, either.

In other news, I probably shouldn’t blog before sunrise.

All Notes

  1. teachandtutor reblogged this from think4yourself and added:
    Truth. Not to mention probably every city - not just Chicago.
  2. mostlyincoherentramblings reblogged this from think4yourself and added:
    I was thinking it, you said, I reblog it lol
  3. hairtrending reblogged this from think4yourself
  4. think4yourself reblogged this from annaverity
  5. runningtowardshappyness reblogged this from annaverity and added:
    “We wake up in Chicago and hear about 15 people dying overnight, the majority of them children.” I had this conversation...
  6. irish-mexi said: I agree, in one of the many Facebook argument circle jerks I’ve butt my head into, one pro-gun commenters said, “what does poverty have to do with this” in response to one of my comments and I wanted to flip out. People don’t want to see it.
  7. sexartandpolitics said: I’ve been unable to muster much grief for this because the first thing I thought of was Chicago’s kids and the second thing I thought of was Pakistan’s kids.
  8. annaverity posted this