Trump as tragicomedy

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Re: Trump as tragicomedy

Post by dualstow » Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:29 pm

Benko wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:20 pm
While you folks are busy being offended by words, people of asian descent are being actually harmed by college admission policies e.g. Harvard, Yale, etc which actively discriminate against them. Not only doesn't this bother most of you, but you have never even thought of it.
That’s a mite presumptuous.

It was mainstream news.
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Re: Trump as tragicomedy

Post by pugchief » Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:45 pm

Trump explains use of "Chinese virus" not racist at all:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zatCqq ... e=youtu.be
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Re: Trump as tragicomedy

Post by Tyler » Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:53 pm

Benko wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 4:29 pm
There are weeks of reporters from many networks all calling it the Chinese /town name virus (you can find them on YouTube)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eZtCq1 ... e=emb_logo
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Re: Trump as tragicomedy

Post by Cortopassi » Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:56 pm

pugchief wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:45 pm
Trump explains use of "Chinese virus" not racist at all:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zatCqq ... e=youtu.be
Is that tongue in cheek, pug?

Really... chyyyyna.
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Re: Trump as tragicomedy

Post by Kriegsspiel » Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:56 pm

dualstow wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:29 pm
Benko wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:20 pm
While you folks are busy being offended by words, people of asian descent are being actually harmed by college admission policies e.g. Harvard, Yale, etc which actively discriminate against them. Not only doesn't this bother most of you, but you have never even thought of it.
That’s a mite presumptuous.

It was mainstream news.
It appears Benko's been off the forum for a while, he might need time to catch up.
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Re: Trump as tragicomedy

Post by Dieter » Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:59 pm

pugchief wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:45 pm
Trump explains use of "Chinese virus" not racist at all:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zatCqq ... e=youtu.be
Still calling it a country / ethnicity.

I consider it racist / inflammatory.

It has a couple of names.
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Re: Trump as tragicomedy

Post by dualstow » Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:00 pm

Kriegsspiel wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:56 pm
It appears Benko's been off the forum for a while, he might need time to catch up.
We were all in suspended animation. :P

Is pug’s video the same one I posted? Top of previous page.
I only have to look at Corto’s Chyyy Na to know it’s the same. O0
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Re: Trump as tragicomedy

Post by bedraggled » Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:05 pm

Benko dates back to 2011.

Good to see a "founder" checking in. I think there is a thread asking where the originals have gone. So....
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Re: Trump as tragicomedy

Post by pugchief » Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:59 pm

Cortopassi wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:56 pm
pugchief wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:45 pm
Trump explains use of "Chinese virus" not racist at all:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zatCqq ... e=youtu.be
Is that tongue in cheek, pug?

Really... chyyyyna.
No. He points out that Chyyyna has been blaming the virus on American soldiers.
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Re: Trump as tragicomedy

Post by dualstow » Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:28 am

That is bizarre, isn’t it? The foreign ministry account has been saying it in both English and Chinese.
Of course, mainland Chinese can’t see it because Twitter has been blocked for years.
There are mainlanders who think that the U.S. refused to help China when in fact Xi brushed aside American offers of assistance. Why do they think that? They saw it on state media.
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Re: Trump as tragicomedy

Post by dualstow » Fri Mar 20, 2020 7:07 am

Mountaineer wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:18 pm
Jeeeeeeeeezeeeee people. Only you can choose to be offended .... or not. Don’t let others define you, or control your emotions. Man up! And woman up! And human up! Leave the woosieness to others.
I could be wrong, but I don’t think a single person here said they were offended, including Smith who is possibly the only person of Chinese descent who responded.
A few people answered that they find “Chinese virus” racist, others said no, and I said no but I find “Kung flu” racist.
I don’t think anyone was butthurt, as gen z likes to put it.
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Re: Trump as tragicomedy

Post by shekels » Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:07 am

In all Honesty.
Would you have thought is was racist if you did not Hear it from TRUMP and the Propaganda news was NOT REPEATING IT WAS RACIST ?
¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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