MSNBC’s Jacob Soboroff did a segment Thursday morning in which he paraded around a Chinese-American Donald Trump supporter in order to be confronted by other Asians for his political views.
The reporter was speaking to David Wang of Southern California. Wang is the leader of Chinese-Americans for Donald Trump and the group has close to 2,000 members. “Trump he’s for real,” Wang said about the presumptive GOP nominee.
In 2012, almost three-quarters of Asian-Americans voted for Barack Obama. Soboroff asked Wang what people at Trump rallies think about his shirt which shows Chinese-American support for Trump.
“They love me. I’m like a Panda Bear there because there isn’t that many Chinese-Americans there,” Wang said.
Soboroff then brought Wang to an Asian woman named Isabelle, a Sanders supporter, to ask her what her opinion was of Wang’s shirt. “Is it serious?” she asked. “I think it’s kind of creepy,” Isabelle went on to say. Though she clarified to say she doesn’t think Wang is creepy, just Trump.
The MSNBC reporter than went on to struggle to find Trump detractors. He spoke to one man that was part of Wang’s group after being convinced by Wang in 30 minutes that Trump is the man to back.
Soboroff than spoke to a Chinese mother and son. The son said, “I like Trump also.” The mother, who couldn’t speak English, backed Hillary.
The segment ended with the chyron saying, “Chinese-Americans Facing Resistance Over Trump Support.”
“That’s a great piece. I want to see more of the Isabelle-David back-and-forth,” MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki said at the end of the segment praising Soboroff with an ear-to-ear grin.