What It’s Like to be a White Conservative on Twitter When You Have a Black Child

What It’s Like to be a White Conservative on Twitter When You Have a Black Child September 18, 2015
At the mall at the Apple store, when Naomi found a "photo booth" function on a new desktop.
At the mall at the Apple store, when Naomi found a “photo booth” function on a new desktop.

Many of you know I have a black child whom we adopted from Ethiopia after my husband came home from war.   We also have two biological children who are blonde and blue eyed.  We don’t look like your typical family, because we aren’t your typical family.

Which is fine normally, until the weirdos find you.

I know, I know.  Saying someone harassed you on Twitter is like loudly proclaiming “water is wet!”  But still.  I think what happened to us on Twitter tonight might be an interesting case study.  There is a tiny slice of the Twitterverse who are calling us out as “Cuckservatives.”  My husband David attempts to describe this phenomenon on National Review by quoting one of those rather odd sites.  David quotes this site:

The cuckservative feels very passionate about issues like abortion, which rarely directly affects his own life. In fact, you might often hear a cuckservative talking about how abortion is “racist” since blacks and mestizos overwhelmingly get more abortions that whites. On the other hand, the cuckservative feels uncomfortable about issues like immigration. If the cuckservative is not an outright open-borders shill, he will only give lip service about “securing the border” or “opposing illegal but favoring legal immigration” but he will never talk about immigration very much. After all, immigration has very serious implications for Western Civilization, so it doesn’t concern the cuckservative.

And:

The cuckservative is often fanatically in favor of transracial adoption. He sees it as some divine calling. In a sense, this is cuckoldry at its essence, since these whites are usually forgoing their own inclusive fitness to adopt someone from another race. As Heartiste notes, they’re race-cucking their own families. “Race-cucking their own families.”

And

The cuckservative, although never Jewish, often seems vicariously to live through Israel. Since the cuckservative feels that he cannot defend his own ethnic interests, he’ll defend Israel’s. The cuckservative cares more about Israel’s borders than his own. Israel adamantly defends its own ethnic interests and perhaps deep down the cuckservative respects this on some unconscious level. 

So there are weirdos on Twitter.  What else is new? Apparently, Ann Coulter is pandering to this small but vocal part of the Twitterverse by tweeting things like this during the GOP debate:

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Whether or not she is intentionally invigorating this slice of America, she has become the goddess of the anti-cuckservative movement.

Tonight, they found us.  I guess we were too good to pass up, since David writes for National Review and we have a black child.

This is what my Twitter feed looked like tonight:

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And

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And

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And

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And

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And this misappropriation of someone’s family photo:

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With additional insinuation that I had an affair (presumably with a black man):

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And then, it seems we were “awarded” this, which insinuates that Memphis has too many black people. No, we don’t live in Memphis, but I think applying logic here missed the overarching hatred.  Stick to the plan, folks:

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I guess if we DID live in Memphis, we’d get this nice trophy:

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Then, this proclamation on the French family:

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And this morning, I was greeted with this:

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I share this not because I’m not used to hate on social media.  (These guys are Mother Teresa compared to the liberals who hate Sarah Palin who’ve somehow targeted me. Hey, maybe you guys could take a class from them?)  But because I think it’s important to note that certain prominent conservatives have apparently decided to try to appeal to this fringe.  (Before you think this is a conservative thing, liberals who don’t like interracial adoption have been constant critics of our family as well.)

As for now, I think I’ll try to ignore my Twitter feed. With all my extra time, I’ll go back to my anti-white life and try to hide my black lover from my husband.  (Sshhhhh…. Don’t tell him.)

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