topum (topum) wrote,
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I am harmless

Today somebody showed me this tweet by Ann Coulter:



I'll leave aside how easy it is to get her completely rekt on this particular one by bringing up a blonde Norwegian, ok he wasn't Bjorn but I think Anders is good enough, who murdered over 70 people in Oslo and Utøya (yeah I mean Breivik), I am sure many others have already done that.

The thing that for some reason bothers me as a blonde guy named Bjorn from Norway (ok I am half but still) is that she uses us (blonde Bjorns from Norway) as a synonym for "harmless". I don't like that for some reason, I guess everyone wants to be a bit dangerous (but not "terrorist" dangerous of course). It used to be "Swedish grandmothers" and I thought after Breivik we were safe but here we go.

And here is a Norwegian Bjorn who survived Breivik's attack:

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-41899753

I started reading the article and had a feeling that I would agree with a lot of what he said there but then I did a double take at his photo and had to stop reading immediately and close the tab obviously. It was a close call though, I almost read something by a ginger person:

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