The one in (insert skin tone here)-face

It's one thing that this person has been raised in a cocoon of ignorance so thick that you actually think it's OK to color your skin to appear as someone else, but that's not why this person is the worst. This person sucks because they'll spend the entire night defending their costume with half-assed rhetoric like "What? Its HALLOWEEN, dude" or "It's just a costume." 

It isn't even about the fact that you see nothing wrong with distilling a group of people down to a cartoony gag because you can't wrap you head around the concept that other cultures of living humans aren't the same as cartoons and works of fiction...wait, actually, that should be enough right there.  In case it isn't, think about this. Your costume makes people not want to be around you. You make people think you're ignorant. Are you ignorant? Do you not want people to think you are? Then don't do it.

( Twitter / October 10, 2012 )

It's one thing that this person has been raised in a cocoon of ignorance so thick that you actually think it's OK to color your skin to appear as someone else, but that's not why this person is the worst. This person sucks because they'll spend the entire night defending their costume with half-assed rhetoric like "What? Its HALLOWEEN, dude" or "It's just a costume." It isn't even about the fact that you see nothing wrong with distilling a group of people down to a cartoony gag because you can't wrap you head around the concept that other cultures of living humans aren't the same as cartoons and works of fiction...wait, actually, that should be enough right there. In case it isn't, think about this. Your costume makes people not want to be around you. You make people think you're ignorant. Are you ignorant? Do you not want people to think you are? Then don't do it.

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