There’s no doubt that MSNBC reliably pushes the liberal line.
They were definitely all in criticizing calling the Wuhan coronavirus the “China virus” or identifying the virus by its place of origin, despite the fact that viruses have been called by places of origin for eons, absolutely nothing to do with race.
— The Last Word (@TheLastWord) September 29, 2020
But because President Donald Trump called it the China virus last year and reminded people of the CCP’s involvement in initially covering up the nature of the virus, folks on the left wanted to use it as an attack point to somehow claim Trump was racist even if that meant that they were essentially skipping right over or ignoring the CCP coverup and not holding the government accountable.
But now that Trump is no longer in office MSNBC seems to have forgotten about their claims and the Democratic narrative. Because according to their standards, this sure sounds pretty racist to me.
— The Last Word (@TheLastWord) April 4, 2021
So apparently you’re not allowed to say “China Virus” but “Indian variant” is just hunky dory. Likewise, it appears acceptable to name the other variants by their locations according to folks like the very liberal constant virus commenter Eric Feigl-Ding who referred to the “Brazil variant.” Sort of raises the question as to why it’s ok to name the variants but not naming the original origin of the virus. By the way, where is the effort underway by the Biden people to hold the CCP accountable, or should I not even ask that question, knowing it isn’t even on their radar and they’re never going to do it? This is a question that media should be asking Joe Biden and demanding a response to.
This is a racist tweet by MSNBC’s own standards. https://t.co/T1S63KUqzJ
— Erick Erickson (@EWErickson) April 4, 2021
There is UK variant, South African Variant, Brazil Variant and now Indian double mutant variant of Covid 19.
Why is there no China Variant ?
Why is there no wuhan Virus ?
Why double standard in naming Variants ? https://t.co/MZoKXP2wnQ pic.twitter.com/Sxh49yBRfZ
— Nilesh Shah (@NileshShah68) April 4, 2021
Indian variant, fine. South African variant, fine. Brazilian, variant fine. Wuhan virus.. Hey wait just a second.
— Stephen L. Miller (@redsteeze) April 4, 2021
I’m confused why we can call this one the “Brazil” variant but we had to stop saying the China one? Someone explain this to me?
— Kori Handy (@Korihandy) April 4, 2021
How is it that every covid variant is immediately referred to by the geographic location of their country’s variant discovery, but it’s racist to refer to covid based on its origination in China? I don’t think Americans understand how much our country’s media is owned by China.
— Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) April 4, 2021