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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


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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