Crises usually produce a wave of idiocy, from the bottom to the top.
Asian-American leaders have condemned what they say is continued racism, fear-mongering and misinformation that is targeting Asian communities amid the coronavirus pandemic that originated in China. – Associated Press
While no firm numbers exist yet, Asian-American advocacy groups and researchers say there has been a surge of verbal and physical assaults reported in newspapers and to tip lines. – The New York Times
President Trump, who has been accused of racism in labeling the pandemic the “Chinese virus,” said Monday that Asian-Americans were not responsible for spreading the disease and needed to be protected. – Reuters
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