Michigan lawmaker apologizes for racial slurs against Asian opponent
[AOL] Amid mounting criticism, Michigan state Rep. Bettie Cook Scott has apologized for referring to her Asian primary opponent, state Rep. Stephanie Chang, as "ching-chong."
She issued the apology after 19 groups called on her to do so in a Tuesday statement.
|Michigan state Rep. Bettie Cook Scott has apologized for referring to her Asian primary opponent, state Rep. Stephanie Chang, as "ching-chong."|
"I humbly apologize to Rep. Chang and to her husband, Mr. Gray, and to the broader Asian American community," Scott said in a statement through her attorney Bill Noakes, the bankrupt, increasingly impoverished, reliably Democrat, Detroit
... ruled by Democrats since 1962. A city whose Golden Age included the Purple Gang...
Free Press reports. "We live in a time of increasing divisive
...politicians call things
divisive when when the other side sez something they don't like. Their own statements are never
ness. As a state representative, I should never do anything to contribute to an atmosphere of divisiveness and for that, I am terribly sorry."
Chang and Scott both ran in the Democratic primary for the state Senate. Chang won with 49 percent of the vote, and Scott earned 11 percent
Posted by: Fred 2018-08-18