‘Slap in the face’: Democrats score a self-own after leaving Asian-Americans off DNC speaker list while pushing identity politics | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

‘Slap in the face’: Democrats score a self-own after leaving Asian-Americans off DNC speaker list while pushing identity politics

The Democratic Party’s reliance on identity politics led to controversy on Tuesday as the lineup of speakers for next week's Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee seemingly failed to include any politicians of Asian descent.

“The gross underrepresentation of Asian American speakers in the four days of the DNC Convention is tone deaf and a slap in the face,” Representative Ted Lieu said on Twitter. Lieu, a California Democrat with Taiwanese ancestry, also noted that Asian-Americans are the fastest-growing ethnic group in multiple swing states.

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