Profile picture
Rex Huppke @RexHuppke
, 6 tweets, 2 min read Read on Twitter
1/ I know I shouldn't have done this. I know better. But I looked at the comments on today's column about the asylum-seeking Congolese mother and daughter separated by ICE. And for the first time in a long journalism career, it brought me to tears. This story was a gut-punch...
2/ begin with. I started to break down talking about it today on the podcast @amyguth and I do. This is a 7-year-old child who has been ripped away from her mother for four damn months. For no reason. And I just can't find a way to fathom how anyone reads about that...
3/ ...with any emotion other than disgust and sadness. But here are these monsters...mocking the family, saying they should just be sent home (to certain death), saying we're a nation of laws and they never should have come here. It's truly some of the most callous crap I've...
4/ ...seen, and I've seen a LOT of callous crap. What the hell has happened to this country? How can people reach such depths of nationalism that they would turn away a woman and child facing such danger? It just destroys me. And I realize I'm handing trolls a ton of material...
5/ ...with which to label me a cuck or a snowflake or a weepy lib. Or whatever. But you know what? I don't care. I get sick of ignoring it all sometimes and this is one of those times that I just need to tell these soulless bastards to fuck right off. There's a wave of people...
6/ ...who have maintained their decency, and it will drag each and every one of you under. And it can't come soon enough. END
Missing some Tweet in this thread?
You can try to force a refresh.

Like this thread? Get email updates or save it to PDF!

Subscribe to Rex Huppke
Profile picture

Get real-time email alerts when new unrolls are available from this author!

This content may be removed anytime!

Twitter may remove this content at anytime, convert it as a PDF, save and print for later use!

Try unrolling a thread yourself!

how to unroll video

1) Follow Thread Reader App on Twitter so you can easily mention us!

2) Go to a Twitter thread (series of Tweets by the same owner) and mention us with a keyword "unroll" @threadreaderapp unroll

You can practice here first or read more on our help page!

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!

This site is made by just three indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member and get exclusive features!

Premium member ($3.00/month or $30.00/year)

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!