Yellow Peril, Coming for You

I wish the world would be considerate enough to stop the offensive, racist crap, at least until I’m done with this quarter of grad school. I don’t have time for you, Pete Hoekstra. I really don’t.

So many things wrong with this ad– who thinks that a rural factory worker is getting rich off what used to be American jobs? Why does the background look oddly like Vietnam if you’re not trying to invoke anti-Vietnamese feelings too? Why is yellow peril such a perennial political favorite? Why did someone cast an Asian American woman speaking fake broken English? And why is she flirting with the camera?


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