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May 21, 2012

Willful ignorance, or just how we are?

(Continued)

TAHLEQUAH —

“I guess you were thinking if you can’t make fun of yourself, who else will?” he responded.
Maybe I’m willfully ignorant, but I didn’t understand that, so I replied, “I think you took that saying of context. People will make fun of Okies, regardless of whether we do it ourselves.”
I haven’t heard back from him, but neither have I been unfriended. I guess it’s a good thing I didn’t joke about another town the couple in the cartoon would be passing through: Eggzapursen.
Kim Poindexter is managing editor of the Tahlequah Daily Press.

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