Where’s the Love?

By Hatty Lee May 20, 2008

Some say that Asian Americans don’t support Obama because he’s Black. Some say we support Clinton because we are more politically conservative. And McCain…well, "I hate gooks" will not win us over. Maybe part of the problem is that they’ve forgotten about the Asian American vote. Over the weekend, not one candidate bothered to show up at a Presidential Town Hall meeting at UC Irvine organized by APIA Vote. McCain was too busy being on Saturday Night Live, Clinton did a canned speech and Obama phoned in and took questions. Slam poet Beau Sia puts it best: