How is it that Portlanders shake their tolerant heads at Trump’s hateful anti-immigrant screeds, then turn around and righteously hiss at California transplants – immigrants to our city? Your Prius may have a Bernie bumper sticker, but your native pride, fear of newcomers and moaning about Portland’s “good old days” look suspiciously like Trump’s noxious blend of patriotism, xenophobia and “Make America Great Again.” Apparently your open-minded ideology extends everywhere but your Doug-Fir-shaded backyard.
Portland is changing. So is the United States. Get your “progressive” ass on board with both or you’re no better than the 1950s-worshipping conservatives you love to hate.