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Since at least 2018, George Soros and his network have spent over $100 million to elect district attorneys who are soft on crime. These DAs were behind “catch-and-release” policies that encouraged endless rioting in 2020, and brought on crime waves in many big cities. Last night, the most radical of these DAs, San Francisco’s Chesa Boudin, was recalled, with 60 percent of voters supporting his removal.

City residents are fed-up with crime, and it’s hard to blame them. The website NeighborhoodScout assigns cities a “crime index” in which 100 is the safest and the most dangerous is zero. San Francisco gets a four.

On a different measure, this is how the city stacks up against California and the rest of the nation.

The national median is 19 (Credit Image: NeighborhoodScout)
The national median is 19 (Credit Image: NeighborhoodScout)

Unpunished shoplifting is so common that since 2019, Walgreens closed 17 of its San Francisco stores, while Target began closing all of its stores early.

Headlines show how bad things got:

San Francisco’s Mayor Breed Finally Admits City Is ‘In a Crisis’ and Declares ‘State of Emergency’,” Alyssa Guzman, Daily Mail, December 17, 2021

Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Spiked 567% in San Francisco in 2021,” Gina Martinez, Daily Mail, January 26, 2022

A Girl Fled Her War-Torn Homeland, but Found More Trauma in San Francisco,” Heather Knight, San Francisco Chronicle, June 1, 2022

What coalition of voters brought down Chesa Boudin? There do not seem to be good data on the racial mix of the vote. However, Asian support of the recall appears to have been strong and decisive. Yahoo News reported that, “Boudin enjoyed his strongest support in inner-core neighborhoods like the Mission and Haight-Ashbury, but he was decisively rejected by wealthier whites in enclaves like Pacific Heights as well as by Asian Americans in redoubts like the Richmond.”

The recall campaign’s website includes a “Victim’s Stories” section that lists criminals who should have been locked up but whom Chesa Boudin let out to prey on the innocent. The named victims are:

  • Rong Xi Liao
  • Vicha Ratanapakdee
  • Kelvin Chew
  • Simon Lau
  • Hanako Abe and Elizabeth Platt (the two are listed as one because the same man killed them at the same time)
  • Chui Fong Eng
  • Sheria Musyoka
  • Valeria

Six of the nine are Asian. The one white victim “shares” her story with an Asian woman who gets a photo:

The recall campaign was chaired by an Asian woman, Mary Jung. The website says:

His [Chesa Boudin’s] failure has directly resulted in increased crime against Asian Americans. The number of anti-Asian crimes has increased more than six-fold, but he is refusing to prosecute violent attacks as hate crimes and has allowed perpetrators to get away with only misdemeanor charges. This leaves AAPI communities in San Francisco injured, traumatized, and in danger of further attacks.

Other prominent Asian recall supporters were Nima Rahimi (a self-described “Democratic Party Delegate, Community Organizer, and Immigrant Rights Advocate”) and venture capitalist Garry Tan. Pro-recall protestors sometimes carried signs in Asian languages and displayed photos of Asian crime victims.

The black mayor of San Francisco, London Breed, quietly backed the recall, probably because opposing it would hurt her reelection chances next year. Brooke Jenkins, a black prosecutor, was a prominent supporter of the recall . . . and she is considered the favorite to replace Mr. Boudin. But blacks who don’t live in San Francisco publicly supported Mr. Boudin: Jesse Jackson, Donald Glover, and John Legend.

Initialized Capital Co-founder & Managing Partner Garry Tan speaks during the Web Summit 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal on November 6, 2018. (Credit Image: © Pedro Fiuza / NurPhoto via ZUMA Press)
Initialized Capital Co-founder & Managing Partner Garry Tan speaks during the Web Summit 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal on November 6, 2018. (Credit Image: © Pedro Fiuza / NurPhoto via ZUMA Press)

Many analysts think Asians don’t vote Republican in high numbers because they see the GOP as the party of white Christian zealots. But when an election or initiative is about racial issues, such as crime or quotas, as opposed to cultural issues, such as abortion and gay marriage, Asians often swing Right. Helen Raleigh, writing for The Federalist, noted:

In Washington State, Asian Americans helped defeat a 2019 ballot initiative that sought to allow “characteristics such as race, sex, color, ethnicity, national origin, age” as factors when considering candidates for educational or employment opportunities. In California, Asian Americans helped defeat a similar ballot initiative in 2020.

This year San Francisco’s Asian voters were the driving force behind the two successful campaigns that first recalled three leftist school board members.

The last time the GOP won the national Asian vote was in 1992, with 55 percent, when crime was high and the Los Angeles race riots had ended only a few months earlier. That year, in California, Asians voted Republican at a higher rate even than whites:

Race Bill Clinton George H.W. Bush Ross Perot Non-Democrat Total
White 42 35 23 58
Black 83 9 8 17
Hispanic 65 23 12 35
Asian 39 39 23 62

That was still true four years later, though less so:

Race Bill Clinton Bob Dole Ross Perot Non-Democrat Total
White 45 43 8 51
Black 83 8 5 13
Hispanic 70 22 7 29
Asian 51 44 4 48

The Republican position on social issues and foreign intervention repels many voters, but recalling a District Attorney is a referendum on crime, and on that, Asians seem more willing to take their own side than whites.

It is interesting, too, that only San Francisco has recalled its “progressive” Soros-backed DA, or equivalent. Many other places have one: St. Louis (Kim Gardner), Illinois (Kim Foxx), Philadelphia (Larry Krasner), Portland/Multnomah County (Mike Schmidt), and Los Angeles (George Gascón). None of those has an Asian population nearly as large as San Francisco’s: 36 percent. Also, San Francisco is only 5.6 percent black and 15.2 percent Hispanic. Every other place with a Soros-backed District Attorney has more blacks, more Hispanics, or more of both.

Asians may not be reliably conservative, but it looks like they can be a valuable ally in fighting the worst of woke madness.

(Republished from American Renaissance by permission of author or representative)
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  1. Rich says:

    What social issues turn off Asians? Are they desperate for more abortions? Are they big homosexual “marriage” advocates? The only reason I can thin of is that many own cash businesses so get welfare based on showing low income. They’re willing to take a few beatings, get mugged or raped for food stamps, I guess.

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  2. @Rich

    I think they go (D) because the see (D) candidates winning elections, and they (Orientals) would rather be associated with the winners. That’s all it is.

    If the GOP was crushing it you’d have Asian-American border patrol heroes on their own TV show using martial arts to beat down illegal immigrants.

  3. Not allies. They don’t like us. They will discriminate against us whenever they can get away with it.

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  4. KenH says:

    If San Fransicko was being plagued with black on white violence Asians wouldn’t care and would be indifferent about Jew Chesa Boudin and his radical left wing policies. Whites are probably beside themselves that Asians are getting attacked. Whites love every other race more than their own.

    Asians would not have spearheaded the movement to oust Chesa Boudin if whites were largely on the receiving end of the black racial attacks. Always remember that before getting sentimental about Asians and imagining that we are on the same side. Asians are not altruistic like whites.

    If prominent whites ever spearhead a movement to oust a radical DA whose policies are leading to an increase on black on white attacks then it would be white supremacy. But that’s not likely to happen because almost 100% of non-Jewish white elites know that they can never take the side of their own race and remain in polite society thanks to Jewish power and influence.

    Even though Asians are still on the lower rungs of the American racial caste system (but higher than whites) they are still allowed to act as a collective without getting castigated by the Jewish media whereas white untouchables are not.

  5. Anonymous[356] • Disclaimer says:

    You aren’t wrong. What I’ve noticed is that they are fine being on our side as a matter of expediency but almost none of them have any care, nay even a conception, of human freedom and dignity. They are largely without principle, in my estimation. Not even the high IQ Japanese, Koreans, and Taiwanese. The Ant People thing is unfortunately accurate.

  6. His [Chesa Boudin’s] failure has directly resulted in increased crime against Asian Americans.

    I know Unz readers know who boudin is but a bit of his background should be in the article.

    From Wiki,

    Boudin was born in New York City to Jewish parents.[11] His parents, Kathy Boudin and David Gilbert, were Weather Underground members. When Boudin was 14 months old, both were arrested and convicted of murder for their role as getaway car drivers in the 1981 Brink’s robbery in Rockland County, New York.[12] His mother was sentenced to 20 years to life and his father to 75 years to life for the felony murders of two police officers and a security guard.[13][14]

    After his parents were incarcerated, Boudin was raised in Hyde Park, Chicago by adoptive parents Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn, who, like his parents, had been members of the Weather Underground.[15] Boudin reports that he did not learn to read until age nine.[16] Kathy Boudin was released under parole supervision in 2003.[17][18] Gilbert was released in 2021

    This is generational evil. How did Ayers and Dohrn get adoptive rights given their background? In a sane society they would not be allowed to own a dog.

  7. anon[300] • Disclaimer says:

    @Spender_CGB #6

    “How did Ayers and Dohrn get adoptive rights given their background? In a sane society they would not be allowed to own a dog. ”

    How true. Instead, Ayers and Dohrn were awarded positions at University of Illinois and Northwestern University, respectively, after cutting a soft deal with then States Atty., Richard M. Daley, for their felonies. But these two were spawn of the elites to begin with. Ayers’ father was head of Commonwealth Edison (Commie Edison) in Illinois and Dohrn was from Whitefish Bay outside Milwaukee, both of them quite reptilian personalities, both of them political-ideological mentors (controllers?) of another reptile, Barack Hussein Obama.

    “This is generational evil.”

    You said it! One big, extended red family!

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