Long Bui

Growing media discussion of red-baiting “signals a major shift in political consciousness,” said Long Bui, an international studies professor at UC Irvine, who studies the Vietnamese refugee experience. “These tactics are effective in exciting the Vietnamese American, especially the older generation who are dedicated to the anti-Communist cause,” Bui said in an email. “However, many voters are picking up on the ruse behind such ploys, especially when they come from those who are not Vietnamese.”

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