Liberian GOP candidate in Minnesota troubled by 'anti-American rhetoric'


A refugee from Liberia running as a Republican for state Senate in Minnesota says he came to America for its promise of safety but feels growing concern over “anti-American rhetoric in the media.”

Alexander Buster Deputie’s family moved from Africa’s west coast to the United States in 1993 amid the first Liberian civil war. His grandmother was already living in the States at the time.

“I always wondered why people wanted to come to America and what makes America different from other places, because growing up in Africa, people would talk about America with joy and a glow,” Deputie…



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