(Asian) Indians are becoming increasingly important to the Republican Party. One of the two Republicans on the FCC is a Hindu child of immigrants. Governor of South Carolina Nikki Haley is as well. Bobby Jindal was Governor of Louisiana until a month ago when term limits ended his governorship.
Sri Srinivasan was born in India in 1967 with full natural Indian citizenship. His parents moved to the United States shortly thereafter and he acquired naturalized citizenship. He clearly fails the test to be President in the future.
Sri Srinivasan clerked for Sandra Day O’Connor, a Republican appointee. He has argued cases in front of the US Supreme Court, including opposing the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)
The Wall Street Journal and many others expect him to be nominated. If the Senate refuses to vote or rejects his nomination because he isn’t “Judeo Cristian”, the damage to the Republican Party and relations with India could be immense, possibly diving India back further into the Russian coalition. The Bhagavad-Gitaa – the holy book of the Hindu religion – is believed to be over 5000 years old, thousands of years older than the Bible.
Time to listen to Mark Levin explain his way out of this. Well played President Obama. Oy Vey indeed.