Litmus Test – Racism edition

If you ever need to find out how racist your new friends/acquantainces you just have to see how thier toddlers react to you. This only works if you are a minority. It happened to me yesterday. My ex-coworker, or to steal a phrase from Ron Swanson, work proximity associate, invited me over to her house for a gathering. Her daughter was afraid of me. She was fine with everyone else. I would put that to 1 of 2 things, 1 her parents use the “if you’re naughty the scary indian uncle/auntie will take you away” (it’s something parents here commonly use) or she’s not used to people that are darker shades. Both are bad in my opinion, but oh well what you going to do when you are less than 9% of the population?

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