Angie Chuang

Khizr and Ghazala Khan are all of us

Asian Americans see redemption in the redefined, outspoken ‘model minorities’

We all know the gesture, the words now: Khizr Khan thrusts his pocket constitution at 28 million television viewers of the Democratic National Convention. Ghazala Khan stands beside him in traditional Pakistani clothing.

"Donald Trump,” Khizr Khan says. “Have you read the United States Constitution?"

A political-convention mic drop, Variety’s Sonya Saraiya called it.