...of the same reason they got Spike Spencer and Alllison Keith to come back, continuity with the original cast.
As evidently part of the "minority obsessed with her", I have to call "bullsh*t" on your reasoning. Funimation had no reason to consider her any differently than any other member of the dub, that's your own view of her talking.
Agreed, it's just laughable as a social commentary.[/diss]