Texas Legislator Wants Asians To Americanize Names

American VoicesPolitics ISSUE 45•16 Apr 13, 2009

Texas state Rep. Betty Brown suggested that Asian-American voters should change their names to something "easier for Americans to deal with." What do you think?

  • “Wouldn’t it just be easier to teach Texans how to read?”

    Harvey Martin –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Maybe they should adopt names that sound like the love interest of a superhero, as Betty Brown clearly did.”

    Maria Delfina Lobry –
    Nutritionist

  • “Yeah, that’s why I changed my name from Tim to Tom.”

    Tom Ong –
    Pediatrician