Monday, October 10, 2016

Why are recent Chinese immigrants supporting Trump? Maverick US presidential candidate’s unconventional style attracts Chinese American voters

South China Morning Post reports:
Donald Trump may have achieved something other US presidential candidates could only dream of: motivating Chinese immigrants – traditionally politically indifferent – to go to the polls next month.

While Chinese Americans, like other ethnic groups in the United States, remain largely divided over the Republican candidate and many of his controversial policy proposals, they all agree that Trump has fuelled an unprecedented level of political activism among Chinese immigrants in the run-up to this year’s presidential election.
An interesting article.