Will Hate for Cash [Hey, You!]

Will Hate for Cash [Hey, You!]
Bob Aul

You are the homeless fellows who were holding signs seeking financial help one recent Sunday morning at strategic intersections in Huntington Beach. If I had something other than plastic in my wallet, I would have given each of you a buck or three. Since I didn't, I avoided eye contact with either of you. But my ears were open and now I'm glad I had no cash on me. When the traffic light turned green and I passed the first of you, the younger "family man" muttered "fucking Asians." The second down-and-outer, a Gabby Hayes lookalike, blurted out "fucking niggers." For bigger paydays, I suggest both of you plant your hate-filled selves closer to Main Street. White supremacists flexing their tattoos there will gladly pony up.

Send anonymous thanks, confessions or accusations—changing or deleting the names of the guilty and innocent—to letters@ocweekly.com.


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