Nanny press continues Hmong Hwhitewash
Reading press accounts, you would
think that immigrant Chai Vang was a candidate for
sainthood rather than the accused mass murderer of six.
Many glowing interviews with Hmong from California to
Minnesota have appeared in print apparently to humanize
the stone-cold killer.
Early out of the chute was
"A spiritual leader, jailed in killings" published
in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Nov. 25. In
it, we read that Vang was considered an honored shaman
in the community: "One time he remembers the [Vang]
family slaughtering a goat in their yard, another shaman
practice that is common before traditional Hmong
In Stockton, where Vang had attended high school,
accolades were warm and plentiful. Classmate Bee
Vang said, "He was a peace maker. He was a leader. He
was my role model."
The AP, which I criticized earlier for a
gross inaccuracy, soft-peddled Vang`s
threat to kill his wife with a gun as "a
Christmas Eve 2001 argument." In the same article ("Chai
Vang`s relatives remember him as role model"), the
self-serving Vang version of the murders is repeated in
The nanny press believes that its constant nagging on
the joys of multiculturalism is all that keeps millions
of Red State nativists from running wild in the streets,
lynching any annoying immigrants from the nearest tree.
And since American anger is genuine and appropriate over
the social experiment that has resulted mass murder, the
press has gone into diversity overdrive with
But the drumbeat of Hmong race victimhood is
revolting and insults the genuine pain of the real
victims and their families.
Besides, does the press believe they are doing the
accused a favor by all these positive stories? On the
contrary, if the cold-blooded back-shooter Chai Vang
represents the Hmong best and brightest, then what does
that say about the ordinary ones?
Vang`s parentage activities remain somewhat difficult
to quantify. One report had him producing seven children
with initial wife Say Xiong (whom he married when he was
14) and another newspaper noted, "Court records
suggest Chai Vang has 10 children with four women."
life history timeline in the Minneapolis Star
Tribune noted that he defaulted on child support for
the three kiddies he sired with Youa Lee in Stockton.
(Six months later, he put $5000 cash down on 40 acres in
Kanabec County, Minnesota, with payments of $1260/mo.,
doubtless due to his lessened financial
The most recent birth in the Chai Vang familial
assortment occurred Oct. 6 to "new wife" Due Khang. She
had referred to herself in earlier article as his
"cultural wife," presumably the accepted
euphemism for the
To download the 14-page criminal complaint against
Chai Vang in PDF,
click here. It is disturbing reading.
Respectful attention is paid to the victims at