HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Places » U.S. » Missouri (Group) » Josh Hawley's Anti-Asian ...

Sat May 1, 2021, 04:11 AM

Josh Hawley's Anti-Asian Racism Isn't New

In Josh Hawley's first campaign for public office, he provided the world with a glimpse of who he is.

Hawley was facing off against state Senator Kurt Schaefer in the 2016 Republican primary for state attorney general. He would tragically win that contest and the general election that fall. And one of the nation's creepiest political beasts was unleashed.

In retrospect, Hawley's first splashy political TV commercial in July of that year was an ominous glimpse at the black hole inside Hawley where normally resides a soul. With the assistance of the "Tea Party Patriots," Hawley attacked Schaefer with an astonishingly xenophobic slander.

The ad, titled "Stop Helping the Chinese Buy Our Farms," depicts a moblike Chinese businessman in dark glasses — along with his naive attaché — speaking in Chinese. As he emerges from his limo onto a farm site, the English subtitles take over:

Read more: https://www.riverfronttimes.com/stlouis/hartmann-josh-hawleys-anti-asian-racism-isnt-new/Content?oid=35414569

0 replies, 486 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Reply to this thread