Bob Beckel, of Fox News, messed with the wrong folks when he recently, on the air, referred to Chinese as “Chinamen” and spewed a bunch of negative comments related to Chinese. Here’s what he said:
“…Chinese are the single biggest threat to the national security of the U.S. …Do you know what we just did? As usual, we bring them over here and teach a bunch of Chinamen – err — Chinese people — how to do computers and they go back to China and hack into us… There are billions of them. And, and all they do is to hack into our stuff. They send these cheap toys, all of which got lead in it and kill kids.”
Understandably, there have been strident responses from the Chinese-American community calling for actions from apology to resignation.
Just to be clear, Beckel is a life-long democrat operative, though his show is a regular on the more right leaning Fox News channel. But ethnic slams know no partisan boundary, and Beckel was wrong on multiple levels.
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Source: State Senator Bob Huff