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Was the Actress in a Racist TV Ad Really That Oblivious?    

How should we think about Lisa Chan, the recent UC-Berkeley grad who starred in Pete Hoekstra’s devastatingly racist campaign ad against Debbie Stabenow? In the clip, which aired on the night of the Super Bowl, 21-year-old Chan, the daughter of “100 percent Chinese” parents, smiles beatifically between spells of Pidgin English. “Debbie spend so much American money,” she says.
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Actress In Pete Hoekstra's Racist Campaign Ad Apologizes Via Facebook [Apologies]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker (2 years ago)

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Politics : Business Insider: Politix (2 years ago)

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