Last week, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley was chosen “Person of the Year” (2010) by India Abroad, a New York-based Indian-American weekly newspaper. The choice of Haley is understandable, but ironic because there’s nothing remotely alluring about Haley to a majority of Indian-Americans, except, of course, a bit of ethnic pride in her political ascendancy....
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