“Watch Out Now. He Gets His Money From Da Asians.”
Posted by Jack Stephens on November 15, 2007
Without ever mentioning a word about race, the tone of most of the recent articles paints a racialized portrait of Asian Americans as corrupt, behind-the-scenes, foreign-serving donors who make illegal campaign contributions. While there are Asian Americans who do break campaign-finance laws, we don’t hear very much about other groups and individuals who do the same thing. Nor do we hear of the many Asian Americans who through the voting process and their political contributions hope to have a very significant and legitimate voice in the political process of the United States.