The convenience of adopting refugees at home

Something Fishy

This post is not going to include a lot of links, unlike the math-heavy one earlier which illustrated the sheer scale of the humanitarian crisis in Syria versus the refugee resettlement proposed by President Obama. (A drop in the ocean.) I’ll have to do a link roundup of quite a few good articles I’ve read over the past couple of days that touch on some of these same topics.

Anyway, this is the post about how First World do-gooders are getting their altruistic jollies out of adopting refugees in the most convenient manner possible, rather than using limited resources to do the most good for the most people.

This is the principle of the 99% vs the 1%, only it’s even worse than that, because 10,000 is less than 1% of the population that’s been displaced by the Syrian civil war.

First, let’s acknowledge up front that taking in refugees…

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