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PacNet #23A – Comments on “Don’t politicize the Massacre”

I believe this article is feeding on a near-hysteria in the Asian community, and the Korean-American community in particular, that anti-immigrant, racist Americans will use the tragic incident at Virginia Tech to conduct an anti-Asian pogrom. Rumors swept the Korean-American community in Virginia, for example, after the Virginia Tech tragedy falsely reporting that Korean-Americans were being attacked in Richmond. Yet I am not aware of any violent, ethnic retaliation for this event so far.