Thomas Friedman may be a thrice-awarded Pulitzer prize winner, but his lame attempt to achieve a memorable sound bite may be remembered for different reasons.
... we're talking about America in the middle of the great recession. I feel like we're like an unemployed couple who just went out and decided to adopt a special needs baby. You know, I mean, that's really kind of what we're doing. And that's like, whoa, y'know, that terrifies me.
Some have argued that the parents of that "special needs baby" don't want the US to adopt it.
O Solo Mama may also have some witheringly appropriate observations to make about the perpetuation of more inaccuracies and stereotypes about the adoption process.