Life continues to be difficult for former Mayor-for-Life/Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry, who recently lamented the high number of Filipino nurses a few weeks after complaining about Asian-American restaurateurs’ “dirty shops.”
Philippines Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. is irked enough to put out a statement. The guy who beat Barry at the Democrat’s delegation vote thinks Barry needs to talk to immigrants more often. And a coalition of Asian-American groups has launched a campaign seeking an apology.
The campaign’s name (and website domain): Say Sorry Barry.
The councilmember isn’t answering his phone and his voicemail, as always, is full.
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