Unlike some of my friends in the 1980s, I liked a lot of things about the way my town changed: far better restaurants, friends dorky enough to play Dungeons & Dragons with me, restaurant owners who didn’t card us because all white people look old. But sometime after I left, the town became a maze of charmless Indian strip malls and housing developments. Whenever I go back, I feel what people in Arizona talk about: a sense of loss and anomie and disbelief that anyone can eat food that spicy.

Joel Stein on Immigration, New Jersey’s Indian Influx – TIME

Oh how the mighty have fallen! This is probably the most racist article I’ve read this week on a mainstream publication. Hell, it might be the most racist I ever read on a mainstream publication. I would expect this kind of drivel from a citizen of Glennbeckistan, but when did Time become this?!

ETA: Oh great, the moment I hit “post”, there seems to be an update in the Huffington Post about how it was supposed to be humorous. HA HA HA, yeah, fucking hilarious!

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