Scandinavia and the World

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Reality Hits 28 8, 1:14am

I thought at first this was going to be a joke about Americans' ridiculous obsession with tanning beds. It's very fertile grounds, I'd think, considering how silly it is (I personally think most people look best in whatever their natural skin tone is, whether it's light or dark, but even if one doesn't, paying someone for a tan you can get for free outside is an unnecessarily expensive way to satisfy your vanity, not to mention a very dangerous way, given the health risks of tanning beds). But a joke about our racism works, too. Probably would be even better to combine the two. It's especially funny to see people who look down on darker skinned people going to such great lengths to be darker themselves. Almost enough to make you cheer for melanoma as poetic justice, almost...