John McCain’s Racism

This is a short (3:40) and powerful interview with Irwin Tang, author of “Gook: John McCain’s Racism and Why It Matters”:

In this clip, Tang explains that “gook” is always a term of war and violence, first used against Haitians. The times he says that he has been called this epithet are the times when he is being physically threatened by people. Why is this man seen as a viable candidate for president?