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.
Michigan Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra is causing quite a kerfuffle in Washington over his (very) racially-insensitive campaign ad targeting his Democratic opponent, Sen. Debbie Stabenow. The ad, which aired during the Super Bowl, ... Read Post
Lisa Chan, the Asian actress who starred in GOP senate candidate Pete Hoekstra’s controversial Super Bowl ad, has apologized for her role in commercial that some have dubbed “racist.” “I am deeply sorry for any pain that the charact... Read Post