Tricky Chinese Names

You cannot make this stuff up.  Texas state representative Betty Brown was debating a voter registration ID bill when she explained what one of the problems was…Those dang’ed Asians and their tricky symbols…

[…] do you think that it would behoove you and your citizens to adopt a name that we could deal with more readily here?” Brown said.

Brown later told [Organization of Chinese Americans representative Ramey] Ko: “Can’t you see that this is something that would make it a lot easier for you and the people who are poll workers if you could adopt a name just for identification purposes that’s easier for Americans to deal with?”