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Thursday, November 13, 2008

Fiona Ma for President?

Posted By on Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 10:40 AM

Now that Barack Obama has crossed the non-WASP-in-the-White House threshold, which other minority groups might get to produce a president?

Mark Oppenheimer explores the question on

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Bemusingly, readers quickly called Oppenheimer out on his own racial insensitivity because he hadn’t included Hispanics or Asians in his first take of the piece.

A revision was in order, and San Francisco Assemblywoman Fiona Ma made a list that includes Mitt Romney [first Mormon,] Al Franken [first Jew,) and Hillary Clinton [first woman.]

This begs the question: Can Fiona have Hillary's spot? --Matt Smith

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