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Girl of Indian Origin wins Miss America: Some upset that an 'Arab' won! [Copy link] 中文

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Racist tweets mar sweet moment for Nina Davuluri, first Miss America of Indian origin

This is absurd on so many levels - ultra-nationalists in the US were upset that some 'Arab' won Miss America, and it galled them particularly after 9/11. It goes to show that hate and bigotry dont always need a basis in fact, reality or general knowledge. But it also shows that merit does go far in the USA.

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