Bobby Jindal presidential bid sparks Twitter mockery

Bobby Jindal presidential bid sparks Twitter mockery
Source: The Daily Caller

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal’s announcement that he is entering the Republican presidential race has become the subject of online mockery.

Mr Jindal launched his campaign with a call for a uniform US identity, saying he disliked Americans being identified by origin, ethnicity or wealth.

The hashtag #BobbyJindalisSoWhite began trending on Twitter after the launch.

The tweets poked fun at Mr Jindal’s speech and alleged attempts to distance himself from his Indian heritage.

“We are not Indian-Americans, African-Americans, Irish-Americans, rich Americans, or poor Americans. We are all Americans,” he told supporters.

Also a subject of ridicule was the fact that Mr Jindal railed against allowing “people to immigrate to this country so that they can use our freedoms to undermine our freedoms”.

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