Ed Case D-Hawaii barely made it two weeks into his term before stirring up some controversy. The congressman, who is fully aware that he's white, described himself as "an Asian trapped in a white body" at an event Tuesday, per National Journal fellow Nicholas Wu. And, as The Washington Post astutely said , "his apology didn't help" his case. Case was at "an event celebrating Asian-American and Pacific Islander advances in Congress," Hawaii News Now says , but it's unclear what led up to the comments. What is clear is that Case represents America's only majority-Asian district. Case told Hawaii News Now that he is "fiercely proud" of representing a state "where no ethnic group has been in the majority for generations.
Hawaii Congressman Claims He's An 'Asian Trapped In A White Body'
Democratic Rep. Ed Case: 'I'm an Asian trapped in a white body'
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Democratic congressman says he's an 'Asian trapped in a white body'
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