21 April 2010

A fairy tale

A beautiful fairy appeared one day to a destitute Mexican refugeeoutside an Arizona immigration office.
“Good man,” the fairy said, “I’ve been sent here by President Obama andtold to grant you three wishes, since you just arrived in the UnitedStates with your wife and eight children.”
The man told the fairy, ”Well, where I come from we don’t have goodteeth, so I want new teeth, maybe a lot of gold in them.”
The fairy looked at the man’s almost toothless grin and — PING ! — hehad a brand new shining set of gold teeth in his mouth!
“What else?” asked the fairy, “Two more to go.”
The refugee claimant now got bolder. ”I need a big house with a threecar garage on the water with twelve bedrooms for my familyand the rest of my relatives who still live in my country.. I want tobring them all over here” — and — PING ! — in the distance therecould be seen a beautiful mansion with a three car garage, a longdriveway, a walkout patio with a BBQ in an upscale neighborhoodoverlooking the bay.
“One more wish”, said the fairy, waving her wand.
“Yes, one more wish. I want to be like an American with Americanclothes instead of these torn clothes, and a baseball cap instead ofthis sombrero . And I want to have white skin like Americans” —and –- PING ! — The man was transformed – wearing worn out jeans,a Baltimore Orioles T-shirt and a baseball cap. He had his bad teethback and the mansion had disappeared from the horizon.
“What happened to my new teeth?” he wailed, “Where is my new house?”
THIS IS GOOD . . . . . . . .

The fairy said: “Tough s**t, Amigo, Now that you are a White American, you have to fend for yourself.”

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