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How Come McCain's "Gook" Slur Isn't Bigger News?

Raymond Leon Roker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Raymond Leon Roker

Compared to offensive remarks against blacks, Hispanics and Jews, cultural affronts on Asians rarely get too high on the food chain. The missed McCain Gook story would seem to bear that out.

Asian Americans May Nip The Vote

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Disgrasian

"...two-thirds of Vietnamese Americans said they support Mr. McCain." What?

Gook: John McCain's Racism and Why It Matters

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Uptake

The UpTake interviews author Irwin Tang about his book, "Gook: John McCain's Racism and Why It Matters." McCain has used the work "gook" in the media for 30 years, including during his 2000 presidential run.