If WE are to win equal opportunity in
(1) our work places for
(2) college admissions for our children,
then the following political myths must be destroyed.
Myth 1: To get involved in politics is to run for an office,
has enough clout to win equal
opportunity for his/her
children and all
Have Elaine Chao, Ed Lee, Mazie Hirono, Tammy Duckworth,
Kamala Harris, Nikki Haley, and Judy Chu ever done anything for
those 2 areas? They are as high up as they can get.
Myth 2: These elected AsAm officials are at least our
Facts: In the U.S., one can organize/join political action committees,
can be so much more powerful than
especially for a small minority.
is the reason
why the Jewish Am community, with a population of 6 million, can
ne politically so powerful.
, and read the
summary about AIPAC's
in the grey
rectangular box on
the extreme right of the web page e.g. its annual
number of employees. We must
the political realities of America.
Explain! All of the above sounds unbelievable
The above the result of 3 circumstances:
majority of the voters in
the election districts of the above named officials
except for Sen. Mazie Hirono
non-AsAm voters dislike
official working for AsAms
officials are human beings who wish to
avoid tough re-
80-20 PAC doesn't face a re-election from the general population. Quite to the contrary,
PAC's officials only fear NOT working hard enough for
AsAms causing donations to
drop &/or being voted out by PAC
members. The incentives for PAC officials and AsAm elected officials are in diametrically opposed directions.
Q 1: How about Sen. Mazie Hirono, the majority of her voters are AsAms?
Q 2: How about Elaina Chao and Nikki Haley who are cabinet officials
who don't face elections? To keep this article short,
I'll answer these questions and destroy other myths next week.
Did you find the above refreshing?
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