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Norman Hsu, Immigrant Success Story? Not!
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September 30, 2009, 02:52 PM
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This was a report from the Wall Street Journal:
Democratic Donor Gets 24-Year Term

By CHRIS HERRING

SEPTEMBER 30, 2009

NEW YORK — A federal judge Tuesday sentenced Democratic fund-raiser Norman Hsu to more than 24 years in prison for illegally funneling money to U.S. political candidates and for defrauding investors in a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme.

Ponzi, of course, was an earlier immigrant entreptreneur. And in its story the Journal actually mentions he`s "a legal U.S. immigrant from Hong Kong," but you`ll notice it doesn`t go in the headline. Typical WSJ headlines about immigrants are and, this a personal favorite Hsu, by the way, is pronounced "Shoe" which has led to a number of bad puns, such as "Hsu-per California Donors Extradition Opus" (which are racist.) However, in spite of the Journal mentioning it, the majority of the media don`t.  A search for "Norman Hsu" bings up 770 results—a search for "Norman Hsu AND immigrant" brings up 6.