Slate’s Will Oremus spent an extensive amount of time with Columbus, Ohio’s Somali invader community while working on his master’s thesis a few years ago. It was an eye-opening experience. Among his many enriching discoveries, he discovered that the people of Ohio are responsible for last week’s carnage because they aren’t giving them nearly enough programs, money, hugs, and birthday party invitations.
He declares that “It’s Wrong to Blame Somali-Americans for the Ohio State Attack.” He would rather blame the victims. As a Hoosier, I’m fond of reflexively blaming Buckeyes for things, but this a bit much. Continue reading