All politics is local?

The prize for the most ethnocentric headline goes to the Times of India for "Indian-American puts the Senate in balance." According to the story, Virginia Senate candidate George Allen's use of the term macaca "to twit a political worker from the rival Democratic Party" turned the tide in that race. The political worker was, of course, SR Sidarth, "of Indian ancestry but born and raised in Fairfax, Virginia." From

Posted on November 9, 2006 and filed under Global Economy.