President-elect Donald Trump is picking South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to become his U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, The Post and Courier has learned. The move, expected Wednesday, continues the steep political rise of the daughter of Indian immigrants that started six years ago when the Bamberg native was elected as South Carolina's first female and minority governor.
The price of success is to bear the sting of envy. Indian-Americans are finding out very quickly that the derring-do that has catapulted them to the top of the economic ladder in the United States has its downside in a Trump-led America that wants to go decidedly nativist.