Steve Bannon thinks there are too many Asian executives in Silicon Valley, cites fake stats to back it up.
So by now you've heard that Donald Trump has appointed Steve Bannon, professional white nationalist asshole, as his new chief strategist. If you know anything about the guy, it should come as no surprise that he believes, among many other shitty things, that there are way too many Asian tech execs in Silicon Valley.
The now-President-elect has famously and exhaustively promised to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico to keep people out, but has said that immigrants educated at elite universities can stay. But in remarks that have recently resurfaced from about a year ago, when Trump was a guest on the Breitbart News Daily radio show, Bannon intimated that he wouldn't stop with the foreign Ivy Leaguers.
During an exchange about immigration, Trump explained that he wanted to "keep our talented people in this country." But Bannon, executive chairman of the alt-right hub Breitbart News and purveyor of white supremacy and other shitty ideology, expressed dismay at the number of tech execs who are immigrants from Asia.
The Washington Post highlighted the exchange from last November, in which Trump said he was concerned that foreign students attending Ivy League schools have to return home because of U.S. immigration laws: