During her speech at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, Vice President Kamala Harris trashed the United States as being racist, xenophobic, and racist.
If she hates America so much, why is she even here?
“Racism is real in America and it has always been. Xenophobia is real in America and always has been. Sexism, too,” Harris said.
She also implied that Trump was to blame for recent attacks on Asian Americans: “For the last year, we’ve had people in positions of incredible power scapegoating Asian Americans, people with the biggest pulpits, spreading this kind of hate.”
President Biden called on Congress to pass the “COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act,” which would punish any crime motivated by “the actual or perceived relationship to the spread of COVID–19 of any person” due to the “race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or disability of any person.” Biden also told Americans that “we have to change our hearts.” The bill was proposed last year by Rep. Grace Meng (D-NY), but failed to advance in the House.
Meng also blamed Trump on Thursday for being behind the spike in anti-Asian attacks over the past year. She said that his use of terms like “Chinese virus” and “Kung flu” was racially charged and contributed to the attacks.
The virus was is literally from China. To call it the “China virus” or “Chinese virus” makes total and perfect sense.
“When I first heard the former president use words like ‘kung flu’ and ‘Chinese virus,’ I was really horrified. And every time he said it, I thought, okay, this will be the last time. He couldn't possibly continue to use it,” Meng cried.
“And even the WHO, the World Health Organization, even his own secretary of health suggested that we don't use words like that, but he continued,” she said, “and so, while racially motivated harassment of Asian Americans is a longstanding issue and certainly didn't start last year. But since COVID-19 began, the incidents have been nonstop.”
“And when you have a leader in this country who has a tremendous platform, use words and fuel false facts and misinformation about the virus and it's perpetuated by the leaders, the top leaders of the Republican party in the White House and in the Congress, what happens is people, Asian Americans are getting shoved, assaulted, spat on,” Meng continued.
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