Teju Cole on Kony and the White Savior Industrial Complex
Or as he put it, "Seven thoughts on the banality of sentimentality." Note: What would it be like to have an intellectual class more like Teju Cole and less like Tom Friedman?
- — Teju Cole (@tejucole)Thu, Mar 08 2012 09:38:276- Feverish worry over that awful African warlord. But close to 1.5 million Iraqis died from an American war of choice. Worry about that.
- — Teju Cole (@tejucole)Thu, Mar 08 2012 09:39:387- I deeply respect American sentimentality, the way one respects a wounded hippo. You must keep an eye on it, for you know it is deadly.
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