An Odd Omission

Am I the only one who found it odd that in a long article devoted to the rise of Asian-Americans in politics, In One Suburb, Local Politics With Asian Roots, the New York Times's Patricia Leigh Brown never uses either of the words “Republican” or “Democratic”?

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2 Responses to An Odd Omission

  1. It sounds like the city council may be non-partisan. They have a revolving mayor, so it may be a council/manager system. Places where I have lived that have used the council/manager system have been non-partisan. You know the old saying, “there is no Republican or Democratic way to pick up the trash.”

  2. Michael says:

    But since the article is talking about national trends, wouldn’t something about party allegiances be relevant, if only the national figures?

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