Ahead of the US elections, one Hong Kong student has a simple request

Martha Chow
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This man is one election away from possibly leading the world's most powerful nation.

Dear Americans,

Please don't vote for Trump.

Please don't for someone without any morals whatsoever.

Please don't vote for a misogynist, someone who has blatantly, publicly and repeatedly expressed a belief that sexism, gender stereotyping and female degradation is okay.

Please don't vote for a perpetrator of Islamophobia. 

Please don't vote for a racist.

Please don't vote for a homophobe.

Please don't vote for an individual who doesn't think America is already great.

Please don't vote for an individual who embodies so many of the human evils. 

Please don't vote for anyone who has publicly said any of the following: 

"Someone who is very flat-chested is very hard to be a 10."

“The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make US manufacturing non-competitive.”

"I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody, and I wouldn't lose any voters."

And he calls Mrs Clinton a crook? A liar?

Please remember that even if you're Republican, you don't have to vote for a privileged man-child who is unqualified for any role in the political sphere. 

Please remember that even if you're Republican, you have the moral obligation to ensure that America will have a future which is accepting, diverse and promising.

Please just be rational and see the inevitable long term consequences that will haunt the United States of America if he becomes president.

Please make sure that students, like myself, who hope to study in America in the future, will have the opportunity to do so in a safe environment free from discrimination and abuse.

Please make the right decision on November 8.


Take it from a 15-year-old girl who has hopes for America, who's neither a Republican nor Democrat.

Just a decent human being.

Martha Chow, 15, Hong Kong

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