The entry of Nikki, the ex-Governor of South Carolina and former Ambassador to the United Nations. HaleyThe 2024 Presidential Race has rapidly descended into an ugly mix of misogyny and xenophobia.
A conversation was had about the 51 year-old Ms. Haley’s proposal that politicians take competency tests, commentator Don Lemon on CNN’s “This Morning” criticized Ms. Haley Her proposal and her age
“I think it’s the wrong road to go down,” Mr. Lemon, “She says people — politicians or something — are not in their prime, Nikki Haley isn’t in her prime, sorry.” He continued to add “A woman is considered to be in her prime in her 20s and 30 and maybe 40s.”
The comments have provoked the anger of several conservatives online. They are often suggesting that this episode may be a sign of liberal hypocrisy.
“This is one of the most sexist things a ‘news host’ has said in recent memory, but nothing will happen to Don Lemon, of course,” columnist Ben Shapiro said.
Pundit Meghan McCain is the daughter and ex-senator John McCain. She’s simply known as Mr. Lemon “sexist pig.”
“Imagine, the year is 2015, and Don Lemon is saying the exact same thing about Hillary Clinton,” Senator Cruz declared, calling Comment an example “leftist misogyny.”
Ms. Haley Publicly responding to criticism, he tweeted that “it’s always the liberals who are the most sexist.”
“Liberals can’t stand the idea of having competency tests for older politicians to make sure they can do the job,” Ms. Haley said.
Mr. Lemon apologizes for the remarks he made about Ms. Haley’s age. “The reference I made to a woman’s ‘prime’ this morning was inartful and irrelevant, as colleagues and loved ones have pointed out, and I regret it,” Mr. Lemon said. “A woman’s age doesn’t define her, either personally or professionally.”
Ms. Haley Ms. Ms. Haley’s Indian-American identity was a subject of a Politico article titled, “Nikki Haley’s complicated racial dance.”
It called Ms. Haley Thank you for listing her race “white” on her voter registration in 2001. South Carolina voters are entitled to the option When registering to vote, they must disclose their race and other demographic data.
The There are several options: African American/Black; American Indian/Alakan Native; Asian Multiracial; Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander; White and others. The Indian subcontinent does not have any southern Asian options.
According to reporting According to Reason, Indians are often considered to be white until 1975 when federal agencies began to consider them as such. The government then set out to create a uniform way of collecting racial demographic data. Indian Americans were eventually considered to be Asian Americans.
Ms. Haley’s candidacy has also spurred reactions from some conservative pundits. Ann Coulter, a commentator on the candidacy of Ms. Haley After her announcement.
On Mark Simone’s radio show, Ms. Coulter attacked Ms. Haley After the Charleston shooting in 2015, Confederate flag was taken from South Carolina’s statehouse.
Ms. Coulter claimed that Ms. Haley Should “go back to [her] own country” She had no business. “taking down parts of history.”
“I need to immigrate to India so I can demand they start taking down parts of their history,” Ms. Coulter spoke out. “Why don’t you go back to your own country and reconsider that history?”
Ms. Haley’s campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the attacks.