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The anti-Chinese feeding frenzy will backfire on Jews.

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Submitted by Michael S (United States), Mar 21, 2020 at 09:35

Daniel, it is the Chinese PEOPLE who are being blamed for the pandemic, not the guilty party (Chairman Xi). ...

You told me not to "read things into" this matter. I am not: I am seeing the xenophobic feeding frenzy with my own eyes. The name of the virus is NOT the "Chinese virus". It is "SARS-CoV". In the beginning of the outbreak, it was nicknamed the "Wuhan virus", which is not a racist slur. It was recently renamed "Chinese virus" by President Trump, for political reasons.

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