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Inappropriate “Appropriations” aka Oops! (Click to Enlarge)
Upon seeing this beautiful, young woman, there’s an all-too-common sort of race-baiting, White-hating SJW which will instantly start ranting about “Cultural Appropriation” and “White Supremacy.” After all, she is wearing a Maang Tikka.
Well, Oops! The young lady in question is half French and half INDIAN! I guess they shouldn’t be so quick to judge women by the color of their skin. 😉
I will say, however, that she’s “overdressed” unless she’s having a beach wedding. As I’ve said before, Maang Tikka are part of Shaadi and are properly worn only at a woman’s wedding or at similarly important events.
Oh, look! A Black woman out on the town, wearing Indian-Pakistani wedding jewelry (Shaadi), specifically a Maangtikka (Diadem), Bali (Earrings), and a Nath (Nose Ring). She’s even wearing a Bindi too. How very culturally appropriated.
I’ve got to say though that she’s reached a new nadir in misusing the material trappings of another people. Shaadi is very specifically wedding jewelry, especially the Maangtikka and Nath and she’s just wearing it around town. That’s just some dumb-ass, ratchet shit there!
Recently, slightly over two dozen Senior Democrat lawmakers, including Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, knelt in the Capitol Visitor Center for eight minutes and 46 seconds as a supposed tribute to George Floyd before going off to a press conference. All of them were prominently sporting Kente cloth scarves around or over their shoulders.
Funny, I thought a bunch of politicians, most of whom are White, wearing very iconic and culturally significant African clothing would be considered to be the nadir of Cultural Appropriation. I would have also thought – no, not really – that the media would be all over this gross and insensitive display of mockery. But, while there were some complaints from some Blacks, there was no real backlash in the media or elsewhere.
Then again, given that the media is wholly owned by the DNC and that too many Blacks are too comfortable on the Dems’ plantation to really chide them, this hypocrisy and double-standard is not too surprising.
Fakakta Optics or Reverse Things
One last point – Am I the only one who sees this or is everyone deliberately ignoring it?
Supposedly these Dems did this to show solidarity with the Blacks inside our nation’s borders. OK, but if so, why did these allegedly “Woke” politicans spend exactly the same amount of time in essentially in the same position as Derek Chauvin was in while he murdered George Floyd?
Yes, this fine, young ebony woman is perfectly appropriate in her dress. Nobody is going to complain that she’s guilty of Cultural Appropriation, despite her dress being a cross between a Vietnamese áo dài and a Chinese cheongsam that has been “Westernized.” She’s not White and we all know that tirades about “Cultural Appropriation” are onlylevied against White people in America.
Then, “Cultural Appropriation” in America is rarely anything more than a oikophobic, anti-White, racist shibboleth among our domestic enemies, the so-called Liberals and Progressives, along with their ever-aggrieved minority tenants. It is nothing more than yet another case in which these Leftists have taken something with somecontextualized social value and twisted and debased it into nothing more than a mindless attack upon White people and the melting pot that is – or once was – core to American culture and which strengthened the fabric of our nation.
Well, America is coming up on Halloween again. Hence, it’s the season where we’re inundated by ranting and whining complaints from snowflakes, SJWs, minority grifters, and the White, Liberal enablers of the former three about outrageous and/or inappropriate Halloween costumes.
Yep! Every one of the twelve costumes depicted above would be declared offensive and inappropriate by America’s domestic enemies. They’d each be considered: Cultural Appropriation, Offensive Cultural Reduction, Anti-Women, and or too likely to offend some portion of the residents inside America’s borders.
Personally, I say where whatever you want to wear. Enjoy what you can of what others are wearing. And, if push comes to shove, teach the snowflakes and their fellow travelers the old, real meaning of Halloween if they dare to complain. 😉
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