INSANE: Joe Biden Signs Executive Order Banning the Term “China Virus”
Joe Biden signed an executive order today that banned the term “China virus.” It’s not clear how this will help with the pandemic.
The coronavirus is widely believed today to have been created in a lab in Wuhan China.
This was one of his 37 executive orders in six days.
This is not a joke.
Under the guise of combating racism and “xenophobia,” Biden on Tuesday banned federal workers from referring to COVID-19 as the “China virus” – a favored term of President Trump – and other rhetoric that he believes is insensitive to Asian-Americans.
“During the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, inflammatory and xenophobic rhetoric has put Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) persons, families, communities, and businesses at risk,” the order states. “The Federal Government must recognize that it has played a role in furthering these xenophobic sentiments through the actions of political leaders, including references to the COVID-19 pandemic by the geographic location of its origin. Such statements have stoked unfounded fears and perpetuated stigma about Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and have contributed to increasing rates of bullying, harassment, and hate crimes against AAPI persons.”
“My Administration condemns and denounces acts of racism, xenophobia, and intolerance against AAPI communities,” the document continues. Thus, the Health and Human Services Department “shall … consider issuing guidance describing best practices for advancing cultural competency, language access, and sensitivity towards Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the context of the Federal Government’s COVID-19 response. In developing any such guidance, the Secretary should consider the best practices set forth by public health organizations and experts for mitigating racially discriminatory language in describing the COVID-19 pandemic.”
The Biden executive order is also expected to direct federal agencies like the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to examine whether there are xenophobic references like “China virus” in any existing policies, directives or government websites published by the Trump administration.
I for one will not have it, I could care less if Biden, the democrat party, or anyone else is offended. The virus came from China, it is the Chinese Virus.
In the early 1900s we had the Spanish Flu, this is due to the virus originated in Spain, no one said it was racist, it was named after where it came from. The same with other outbreaks, you name the virus from its point of origin, only in this idiocy of political correctness is it now considered “racist” to dare state where the flu came from.
We have gone full circle, no longer is it “Make America Great Again” now it is “Make America Stupid Once More.”
Maybe Biden should have set up his slogan as:
“Make America Stupid Again,” for we already well into the age of insanity.
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