ok what fool said whatever?
I don’t know, I couldn’t hear a word she said, because anything in slam poetry form makes my ears bleed.
lf: i think she’s referring to people’s tendency to make race in this country a binary thing (or just as annoyingly, a spectrum into which every non-back/non-white person falls).
G.D. Which is why I think it feels so vague. There’s not much rhetorically powerful enough to grab onto. It’s just a video asking the candidates to talk about Asian Americans. Maybe I’m wrong, but I haven’t heard either of the candidates sidestepping Asian American issues by talking about blue people (which, by the way, exist: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methemoglobinemia).
G.D. Which is why it feels so vague and there isn’t enough rhetorical power to grab on to. For a sucker for specificity, she’s not very specific about what she wants or why, or even about the community she’s speaking of. Maybe I’m wrong, but I haven’t heard any of the candidates sidestep talking about Asian Americans issues to talk about blue people (which, by the way, exist: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methemoglobinemia).
i love kelly, thats my girl. when i was younger i used to wonder why politicians did that, and and confused as to which side i was supposed to be considered on. i don’t think its asking anyone to address asian issues, maybe it is, but nobody should be referred to as a
“whatever”, and “other” or “etc”.
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