Genetics are a funny old business. I am distinctly Anglo-Saxon looking. My partner is Mediterranean-looking. And one of our daughters has often been mistakenly assumed to be mixed-race. Fortunately we have never had the police swoop down to take away our daughter because of this aesthetic mis-match.
But then again we are not part of a minority group that have been persecuted for centuries.
On the other hand the recent cases of Roma parents in Ireland having their blond kids taken away sends a chilling reminder that Third Reich-style racial theories are not far from the surface in some people's minds.
And I can't help but make a contrast between the readiness to believe that Roma families have kidnapped children to the decades-long denial and cover-up of White celebrity pedophiles.