Feel the Loooooove
So, Oliver Willis links to a blog entry over at Is That Legal that notes that Michelle Malkin’s books are copyrighted under the name Michelle Maglalang. Of course, Oliver surmises that the reason for this is that Michelle doesn’t want to appear too ethnic (you’d think the Filipino features and hair would be a dead give away…but I guess the name thing fools white people). Even better is this comment by one of Oliver’s more sensitive commenters.
Maybe she did this. Professionally in the legal sense with contracts etc, kept her professional name to do her business under. Took her husbands name as a social married name she “goes by” but professionally legally she is still maga linga lingling bada bingbing and a boo be doo too..
Geee, with racists like that in the Democratic Party who needs racists Southerners hiding in the Republican party. Lets ignore the fact that her husband’s name really is Malkin and that it looks very much like it is just as the commenter describes above, she has used her maiden name professionally prior to marriage and still does in some regards (so far it looks like for legal things like copyrights).
Also, while it looks a tad bit hypocritical for Michelle Malkin to note that Teresa Heinz was calling hereself Teresa Heinz-Kerry for politics, but that Ms. Heinz really considers her name Heinz not Heinz-Kerry. However, the difference is that for Michelle Malkin it appears to be a legal reason for the use of her maiden name, while for Teresa Heinz(-Kerry) it is merely for political marketing. And while many of Malkin’s more hysterical claims about internment and Japanese-Americans have turned out to amount to little more than an anthill, it is rather (disgusting) irony that Oliver Willis & Co. feel justified in resorting to the same sort of behavior that would normally be seen by them as racist.