Keshni Kashyap is a writer who lives in New York City.  Her first book, Tina's Mouth: An Existential Comic Diary, will be released in  January 2012 through Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

After the Louisiana governor's speech was panned as "creepy" and "weird," some suggested racism factored into the response. But Keshni Kashyap says if anyone's not comfortable with Jindal's roots, it's Jindal himself.