Tag Archive for Tan Nguyen

Tan makes ‘Time’

The Tan Nguyen story made it to Time Magazine this month: On the eve of next week’s elections, Southern California is still buzzing over this year’s most notorious piece of hate mail. I think that’s a fair characterization. Whoever sent out an obscene letter to 14,000 Spanish-surnamed voters in Southern California’s Orange County doesn’t strike…

Tan Nguyen: Letter wasn’t intimidating

The saga continues. The latest Tan Nguyen mailer claims that Congresswoman Sanchez made false statements regarding Tan Nguyen’s letter that contained false statements. UPDATE: We got a copy of the Press Release from the office of Attorney General Bill Lockyer regarding this mailer. To: Interested Reporters From: Nathan BarankinIt has come to our attention that…

Dot connecting.

In the past week, we’ve all watched the Republican Party throw Tan Nguyen under the bus and distance themselves from Nguyen’s campaign and the illegal letter sent to legal residents. A certain photo keeps showing up in the Vietnamese press, and I kept hearing about it, but it wasn’t until last weekend that I finally…

As Seen in OCWeekly…

Xenophobic From the Start Surprised that GOP candidate was behind fake letter? Not me By Mike LawsonIt’s no surprise to me that the Attorney General’s office has identified Tan Nguyen as suspect No. 1 in the mailing of 14,000 threatening letters to Latino voters in Central Orange County. Nguyen’s campaign was xenophobic from the start.Nguyen…

Call To Action

A CALL TO ACTION Tuesday morning, by a 4-1 margin, the Orange County Board of Supervisors passed a “Resolution in Support of the Right to Vote.” This resolution, drafted by Board Chairman Bill Campbell, a Republican, purports to provide an adequate response to the recent attempted disenfranchisement of 14,000 American citizens in Orange County. Campbell’s…