Bao Nguyen is Garden Grove's history-making mayor in more ways than his ethnicity
- November 25, 2014
- Bao Nguyen, political science alumnus, is featured in the OC Weekly Nov. 25, 2014
From the OC Register:
Ignore Bao's impressive bio for a bit: his birth in a Thai refugee camp, his news-grabbing protest in 2000 when he and other UC Irvine undergrads wore T-shirts at a Little Saigon rally for John McCain reading "American Gook" to call out the presidential candidate's unapologetic use of the slur. … Bao seemed destined for electoral politics. …. He volunteered for former state senator Joe Dunn's campaign while studying political science at UC Irvine and won an internship that took him to Capitol Hill.
For the full story, please visit http://blogs.ocweekly.com/navelgazing/2014/11/bao_nguyen_garden_grove_mayor_little_saigon.php.