Bobby Jindal Capitalizes on His Role at Center of Assimilation Debate

A “tanned, rested, ready” T-shirt is the latest volley in a long week of debate over how to talk about his ties, or lack of ties, to his Indian heritage.

Geaux Bobby: Jindal Joins the 2016 GOP Race

Republican presidential candidate Bobby Jindal, the first Indian-American governor in the U.S., on Tuesday advertised a campaign T-shirt that has the words “Tanned. Rested. Ready” printed on the front. In case the innuendo wasn’t clear, Jindal tweeted: “The liberal media said, ‘There’s not much Indian left in Bobby Jindal,’ so we made shirts to mock them.”

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