thegreatamericanfacebookstatus:

no wapo no
don’t include the indigenous people with animals in defining an authentic safari

On the one hand: Wow, that is super crass.

On the other hand: What should they have done? Left the quote out? It appears to have been a major part of the conversation. Edited it? That would be dishonest as fuck.

I think maybe one way you could do it would be to not quote him but refer to what he said, eg.:

“Tanzania is an incredible safari destination,” Hanson said. “It offers such a diversity and abundance of wildlife.” He went on to list elephants, giraffes, lions, zebras, cheetahs and chimpanzees. Among other good reasons to go, he included the islands and the local culture.

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