What makes 80-20 effective
[Exhibit IIb] 80-20 Called for Action to its 230,000
Subject: Call for Action
African Americans and Hispanics delivered bloc votes to Gore. Yet Bush
appointed 2 African Americans and 2 Hispanics to prominent positions immediately.
Why? Genuine desire for "inclusion" and"diversity"?
Maybe. Recall however he has not yet appointed a single Asian American
to his cabinet!
More likely, President-elect Bush is planning ahead for the NEXT ELECTION.
He barely squeezed by this time. He needs to cut down the size of those
two communities' bloc-votes.
80-20 has always understood that voting for the losing candidate does
NOT matter. Having the political CLOUT to affect the NEXT election does!
APA political leaders in both parties are beginning to understand that
80-20's success induces both political parties to pay more attention to
them -- a win-win situation that is good for our community and our political
To illustrate, we request that YOU fax or e-mail President-elect Bush
urging him to include Asian American Republican leaders in his cabinet.
Fax (413) 460-2609 or email it to
A simple statement will suffice: “ Dear President-elect Bush: I
urge you to include Asian Americans in your cabinet appointments.
Respectfully yours, (your name and address)”
A helping hand from us NOW to get our APA Republican leaders appointed
is more powerful than statements in the future saying that 80-20 works
for the benefit of our community and is NOT a front for the Democratic
“The only way to have a friend is to be one.” -- Emerson
Send it TODAY. COUNTING ON YOU. SB :-)”