Did Macacas make the difference?

There’s a lot of post-game wrap-up these days about whether South Asians tipped the balance in Virginia (and therefore the Senate!), and/or whether Allen’s slur against Indian-Americans made a difference. I personally think it would be pretty cool if we Desis could claim the entire victory in the Senate, but like Kos wrote in his Memo to the Democrats, this election was more likely a perfect storm of events and actors. Here are three fun links looking back on the Macaca incident and analyzing its importance to the election:

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One Response to “Did Macacas make the difference?”

  1. Archana Says:

    And check out Frank Rich on the Macaca incident today before Times Select starts charging again!:

    http://select.nytimes.com/2006/11/12/opinion/12rich.html?em&ex=1163480400&en=1d78cd6cc81d5649&ei=5087

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