Indian Americans (Asian Indians) constitute about 1% of the U.S. population. Roughly half of them are U.S. citizens. They are one of the most affluent groups in the U.S. and include billionaires like Romesh Wadhwani, Bharat Desai,  and Vinod Khosla. In the ongoing election cycle, the candidates still in the race consist of a xenophobe,  an anti-Indian, and an anti-business socialist. Indian Americans, barring a few noises, have maintained a surprising self-defeating silence. The affluent Indian community in Uganda was also politically aloof, it didn’t end well.