Asian-American voters could be game changers in presidential election

Jul 15, 2012 Full story: The Miami Herald 8

Just as "soccer moms" proved to be a crucial swing vote in 1996 and Latinos have become a much-sought-after constituency, the Asian-American electorate is now emerging as a game-changer. The signs are ominous for Republicans: The Asian-American population exploded in the past decade, and recent polls show Asian-Americans are turning away from the ... (more)

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AZN

Toronto, Canada

#1 Jul 15, 2012
How about having a person of asian background as the next US president? Or atleast as the next US Vice-president.

Since: Jan 08

Forest Hills, NY

#2 Jul 15, 2012
AZN wrote:
How about having a person of asian background as the next US president? Or atleast as the next US Vice-president.
Indians have a much better chance.

Bobby Jindal is a governor, Nikki Haley is a US senator.
AZN

Toronto, Canada

#3 Jul 15, 2012
mak from NYC wrote:
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Indians have a much better chance.
Bobby Jindal is a governor, Nikki Haley is a US senator.
It all depends on who the 'Powers That Be', mostly the whites, favour under current circumstances. Which is dictated by america's geo-political and strategic interests.

Right now, america sees china as it's adversary and wants to cultivate india as an ally in america's effort to contain and restrict China's rise as a global power.

The americans favouring indians is a natural consequence of this.

The Chinese or east asians only stand any chance of becoming governors and senators in constituencies where the asian electorate is in significant size. Such as Hawaii and perhaps Washington state.
Policticko Scienteethy

Fishers, IN

#4 Jul 15, 2012
mak from NYC wrote:
<quoted text>
Indians have a much better chance.
Bobby Jindal is a governor, Nikki Haley is a US senator.
dat is very funny dude!! the Cheese helped build a rail road just enjoy the labor Day1/365! now is vote n P+residentea!! Welcom2AmeriCan;-000
Policticko Scienteethy

Fishers, IN

#5 Jul 15, 2012
AZN wrote:
<quoted text>It all depends on who the 'Powers That Be', mostly the whites, favour under current circumstances. Which is dictated by america's geo-political and strategic interests.
Right now, america sees china as it's adversary and wants to cultivate india as an ally in america's effort to contain and restrict China's rise as a global power.
The americans favouring indians is a natural consequence of this.
The Chinese or east asians only stand any chance of becoming governors and senators in constituencies where the asian electorate is in significant size. Such as Hawaii and perhaps Washington state.
hey dude! this is US not Canada ok.........;)

Since: Jan 08

New York, NY

#6 Jul 15, 2012
AZN wrote:
<quoted text>It all depends on who the 'Powers That Be', mostly the whites, favour under current circumstances. Which is dictated by america's geo-political and strategic interests.
Right now, america sees china as it's adversary and wants to cultivate india as an ally in america's effort to contain and restrict China's rise as a global power.
The americans favouring indians is a natural consequence of this.
The Chinese or east asians only stand any chance of becoming governors and senators in constituencies where the asian electorate is in significant size. Such as Hawaii and perhaps Washington state.
A Chinese guy needs to be famous and inspirational and well liked by the Whites.

The only one meeting those criterias is Jeremy lin, and even if he wants to run for the presidency, it'll be many years away.
harpo

Charlottesville, VA

#7 Jul 16, 2012
They cant compare to the illegal accorn voters
Chen

San Diego, CA

#8 Jul 16, 2012
We no like Romney. Vote Obama!:)

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