Ayanna Pressley is giving Mad Maxine a run for her money.
The Massachusetts Democrat lashed out at “racist” and “zenophobic” Republicans for using the accurate term the “Chinese coronavirus.”
She followed that up that stupid statement by blaming Republicans for people avoiding Chinese restaurants in her district.
What an dope.
And she made the comments during a hearing!
This is today’s Democrat Party.
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Rep. Ayanna Pressley: “Since the beginning of the #COVID19 outbreak, we have seen not only the spreading of the virus, but also a rapid spreading of racism and xenophobia. We have witnessed it in fact at the highest levels of the Republican Party fanning irresponsibly these flames. One colleague tweeted quote “Everything you need to know about the Chinese coronavirus.” My district is home to nearly 32% foreign born residents with more than a quarter immigrating from Asia. This painful rhetoric has consequences. Restaurants across Boston’s China town have seen up to an 80% drop in business. And I believe this has to do with the rapid spread of misinformation and paranoia. It is critical that we stand against these inciteful messages.
“Since the beginning of the #COVID19 outbreak, we have seen not only the spreading of the virus, but also a rapid spreading of racism and xenophobia.”
— Vanita Gupta (@vanitaguptaCR) March 12, 2020