A liberal news site was criticized after the presidential candidate of 2020, Andrew Yang, had been blown up on Tuesday for his repeated use of alleged "Asian stereotypes" and "toxic tropics" at Yang's one-liners at the Democratic debate last week joked: "Now I'm Asian, so I know many doctors."
"Yang's statements have produced mixed reactions from the Asian-American community, while some of his proponents, Vox, said the jokes are cheeky references within the group that recognize Yang's Asianness, other voters fear they have long-standing racist stereotypes about Asian Reinforcing Americans and other minority groups, "Zhou wrote.
Quote critic of Yang, one suggests the stereotypes "undermine" his campaign.
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As a high-profile presidential candidate in Asia-America, his message sets the tone, how many people in Asia can see Americans while continuing a harmful caricature, "Zhou argued. However, due to his rise to prominence, his words are significant in weight and frame not just his own candidacy, but how the Americans are perceived in Asia as a whole.
The Vox author continued his motto "MATH," the abbreviation for "Make America T" Hink Again. "
" This is an important reason why Yang's wider use of stereotypes is so damaging: you contribute to affirming the myth of "Asian minority Americans", a term that sounds as offensive as it sounds, "she continued.
The play was criticized on social media, with some criticizing the author for her "inability to make a joke"]
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Yang has seen a surge in polls in recent months. In the latest Fox News poll, the tech entrepreneur hit 3 percent, joining South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Cory Booker, DN.J., and former Congressman Beto O Rourke and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. 1