They say diversity is all about representation, but what happens when that diversity really isn’t representative at all.
That’s what some Asian American groups are saying about Elaine Chao and two other Asian American nominees of President-elect Donald Trump.
If that old adage is true: “You can judge the character of a man by the friends that he chooses,” then our country is in for a rough ride not only for the next four years, but for decades to come.
Two months after his upset electoral (not popular) victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton, Trump shows no signs of mellowing, facing reality or moving to the political center. It appears the Trump we saw on the campaign trail is the same Trump we’ll see in the White House.
His post-election speech vowing to be president for all Americans is ringing hollow. The people he has chosen to surround himself with have serious questions about their positions and past actions.