By Matt Rooney
As if there wasn’t enough to worry about at the moment, Save Jerseyans, the American Left has found a new way to politicize Coronavirus: by accusing anyone calling it the “Wuhan Virus” of being a racist.
The virus’s epicenter IS the Chinese city of Wuhan. It’s where this thing caught fire. Is it racist to refer to “French Bread” as French? Are we being insensitive to the small Connecticut hamlet of Lyme which gave Lyme Disease its name? Give me a break. Stupid.
But the Media is out there saying it all the same because, ya know, wokeness is next to godliness:
Just astoundingly gross to call it the Wuhan Virus. https://t.co/cMrsA59xTH
— Chris Hayes (@chrislhayes) March 9, 2020
What’s even dumber?
That infamous official New Jersey Twitter account – renowned for “your mom” level humor and which costs taxpayers six-figures to operate – is parroting this politically correct garbage:
coronavirus is no excuse for racism
— New Jersey (@NJGov) March 10, 2020
Your tax dollars at work, folks.
Meanwhile, New Jersey experienced its first Coronavirus-related death on Tuesday: a 69-year-old Bergen County man with significant preexisting health conditions.