Skip to comments.Miss America crowns 1st winner of Indian descent; racist tweets flow
Posted on 09/16/2013 5:59:27 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
(CNN) -- No sooner had the tiara been placed atop her head than a barrage of racist tweets flooded the Internet.
"If you're #Miss America you should have to be American," said one.
"WHEN WILL A WHITE WOMAN WIN #MISSAMERICA? Ever??!!" screamed another.
Nina Davuluri is American. She just happens to be of Indian descent. In fact, she's the first Indian-American to be crowned Miss America.
But the tweets that followed the 2014 pageant in Atlantic City on Sunday night didn't focus on how it's the second consecutive year that a Miss New York has taken the crown, or about the judge's questions (including ones about Miley Cyrus and Syria).
They were about Davuluri's heritage.
"Well they just picked a Muslim for Miss America. That must've made Obama happy. Maybe he had a vote," vented one person.
Not that it bears pointing out, but Davuluri's not a Muslim -- and the president didn't have a vote.
(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...
Some real frickin' morons we have in this country.
The author picks 2 tweets out of a tweet ocean and thinks he made some kind of point?
They must have left the “racist” tweets out of the article.
Manufactured news to protect Affirmative Action protection.
Pray America is Waking Up
Is Burka modeling next for Miss America?
Burka bikini too.
Yup. Even if she were from a muslim country that doesn’t automatically make her a muslim. The Detroit area is full of non muslim middle easterners.
How did Miss Kansas do?
The 24-year-old Davuluri, who’s from Syracuse, competed on a platform of “Celebrating Diversity through Cultural Competency.”
Can anyone that is not a flaming liberal understand what that title even means?
She is not that pretty and her platform was Politically Correct nonsense.
WE HAVE A WINNER!
Before the show started, someone told me that one of the contestants was “in trouble” for calling the present Miss American “fat.” My first thought was that she was eliminated way before the final women were chosen.
Indian-American wins Miss Indian-America crown !!!
Muslim women usually don’t look like that...HUBBA HUBBA!
Basically, if a known person tweets something, it might be newsworthy . . . emphasis on might.
Miss Kansas, Teressa Vail was the winner of ABC’s America’s Choice, an online competition where viewers were given the opportunity to vote for their favorite Miss America contestant.
Good point. I remember the same hullabaloo during the NBA Finals when the little boy dressed as a Mariachi sang the National Anthem.
Agreed. When you compare her to many Indian women, she’s just not that attractive.
“Miss America? You mean Miss 7-11,” tweeted Jalin Leatherman, perpetuating the tired stereotype about Indians and convenience stores.
So if 75% of the convenience stores in my city are operated by Indians we are not to acknowledge that? Why? Not playing anymore. If a statement is true if it is a fact then it is legit commentary! Period!
I agree. Celebrating Competency through Cultural Diversity makes as much/as little sense as her platform. With liberal pc language, you can just put the mushy keywords in any order.
Back in the day we had the Polish church festival, the Portuguese church festival, and a couple of Italian Festivals.
Good food, and good beer and their music.
We called it late summer.
Does that make me culturally competent?
Or in other words, the contestant that bests exemplifies America.
Should she have won? I don't think so. Her performance, while not perfect, was amazing, and significantly better than the St. Vitus dance done by the winner. I have little doubt Miss Kansas was not voted for because she is more masculine and feminine than many of the *ahem* male judges. She is an incredibabe!
As for this jerk at CNN, she probably dashed right to the net after the competition, scouring it for such comments so she could do her preselected story. I wonder how many of the comments she found were posted by liberal shills. Are there "conservatives" out there ignorant enough to post such drivel? Sadly, yes. But they are not representative.
Anyone that believes in this day and age that the Pageant does not have an agenda is only fooling themselves. The winner always follows the current political agenda of the day..
She has a face that would make a train take a dirt road. IMO
The president did’t have a vote??? You better bet Bubba voted....Oh, you did not mean him.
Most of the East Indians in this country are Catholic, surpassing the traditional religion of Hinduism in their native country, which is located on the main continent of Asia and not in the Arab/Persian infested area of Asia Minor.
If you are comparing East Indians to arabs and Iranians you might as well join the politically correct low informed masses.
Joe Biden will say he saw her at a 7-11.
Racist tweets? Someone let Joe Biden near a computer again?
Yep. The frame looks good but the front grill...
Was she crowned Miss HYPHENATED- America?
There are some drop-dead gorgeous Indian women out there.
Davuluri really isn’t one of them. Her vacuous liberalism doesn’t particularly help either.
What are the ‘hip scarves’ for, is that a new PC rule?
WIth 320 million to choose from I’m sure any partially literate reporter can find a few. If they’re moved to try.
Wasn’t it Big Mouth Joe Biden or Hiliary who made a remark regarding Indians and convenient stores?
Now with Twitter, you can fit any story to ones’ agenda.
Showing more teeth than a '53 Buick Roadmaster.
Singing performance not as strong as it needed to be.
Sparkling tiaras always make you look fat.
Exactly. Don’t put it past any Democratic Party activist to pose as a Republican and post derogatory material on a political blog or any chat room just to make us look like a bunch of racists and hatemongers.
How did Miss Kansas do? While she was my favorite contestant going in, she did not finish her song well. Good through the first 3/4, she went off pitch at the end. The talent portion was the biggest portion of the points, so it makes sense that she didn’t get past that point.
This was the first Miss America pageant I’ve watched in years, mostly because of Miss Kansas. The winner really did do well, and the picture posted did not do her justice. She really is a babe, and her performance dance was extremely well performed.
Celebrating Diversity through Cultural Competency.
No Whites Allowed.
I caught the very end of the “pre-show.” She said that once she won, she pigged out after having to be on a diet to compete last year. She said she’s 5’6” and went up to 158 lbs.
I love to eat also, but you would think that if you’re chosen to be Miss America, you would have more respect for the position. At least watch what you eat for the year of your reign! It’s only a year! THEN pig out.
Let’s face it, photos put weight on you. And wherever a Miss America goes, she’s photographed constantly and videotaped because she’s always in the spotlight. In that pre-show, she said she was on the road every single day for the year....that she didn’t even have an apartment because she lived in hotels across the nation.
Disgusting. She is a lovely girl, certainly worthy of the crown.
I haven’t paid attention to Miss America pageants since that first black M.A. who had an ugly “spread” in Penthouse Magazine. The pageant was such a nice thing until it was ruined forever by her and her racist sponsors. Oh, and she was ugly with clothes on too.
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