US President Donald Trump’s recent jabs at four female Democrats were characterised as a calculated political manoeuvre. Photo: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Laavanya Kathiravelu
Opinion

Opinion

Laavanya Kathiravelu

Donald Trump’s America can chant ‘send her back’, but Asia cannot afford such xenophobia

  • The US president’s latest remarks speak to a global fear around ethnic and religious plurality
  • But Asia’s rich history of immigration and current demographic trends demand that it stays largely welcoming to migrant foreigners and the diversity they bring

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US President Donald Trump’s recent jabs at four female Democrats were characterised as a calculated political manoeuvre. Photo: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
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