His reason for raising the flag: attract Chinese investments.
Continues after a brief interruption by the Mayor, makes points we want China's i-pods and there are many residents of Chinese ancestry in San Leandro.
Final statement, talks about going to China and finding "very happy people". It was polluted when he went, but now they have a garbage can in every corner. China is progressing. Raising flag is to honor people of "Asian" decent.
Monday night, IMHO, Diana Souza made some of the most offensive comments, which is saying a lot. I'm pretty sure she has no idea how incredibly patronizing, offensive and plain racist she is. I can tell you that after the meeting I was not the only one apologizing to the Tibetans for her words.