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Indian-Americans Feel ‘Disappointed,’ ‘Abandoned’ By Bobby Jindal

Indian-Americans Feel ‘Disappointed,’ ‘Abandoned’ By Bobby Jindal

In suspending his campaign for president, Bobby Jindal gave a nod to his immigrant roots.

“To put this in perspective, my parents came to this country 45 years ago; they came here for freedom and opportunity,” Jindal told Fox News Tuesday night. “I don’t think in a million years they would have ever imagined that I’d be governor, or that one day I would be running for president of the United States.”

Jindal, the governor of Louisiana, was the first Indian-American politician to run for president, but his historic bid for the White House didn’t feel so historic to many Indian-Americans. There were Indians on the left who mocked him, and Indians on the right who questioned him. Read More…

 

Indian-Americans Feel ‘Disappointed,’ ‘Abandoned’ By Bobby Jindal

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