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‘It’s us versus China’: Rep. Tim Ryan accused of Sinophobia in latest campaign video

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Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH), who is running for Senate, released a campaign video last week that many Asian American groups and officials have accused of being “Sinophobic.” 

Chairman and founder of super PAC AAPI Victory Fund Shekar Narasimhan released a statement on Twitter claiming that Ryan’s “us versus China” ad made Asian Americans “vulnerable to attack.”

Delaware Rep. Gerald Brady says he won’t run for re-election after using anti-Asian slur in email

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State Rep. Gerald Brady (D-DE) said he is not running for re-election next year after someone sent his private email containing an anti-Asian slur to the media last week.

The details: In his statement on Monday, Brady explains his recent actions make it difficult to provide the kind of representation all residents of the 4th District expect and deserve, according to WHYY.

Former Republican Cites Trump’s ‘Racist Tactics’ as Reason For Becoming Democrat

Lori Stegmann, the current Multnomah County commissioner in Oregon who has been a Republican for 40 years, announced that she wants to become a Democrat, citing Donald Trump’s misogyny and racism as her reasons for switching.

In her post on Facebook on Thursday, Stegmann explained why she joined the Republican party at 18 when she was still an up and coming civil servant. She shared the party’s worldview and moral compass and praised the conservative leaders who served in the past.

Georgia Lawmaker Sparks Outrage for Racist Impression of Chinese Tourists on ‘Who is America?’

Georgia politicians are calling for the resignation of State Representative Jason Spencer (R-Woodbine) after an “appalling” appearance on Showtime’s “Who is America?” on Sunday.

Spencer gave an offensive impression of Chinese tourists, yelled the N-word and dropped his underwear to show his buttocks as a “homosexual.”

Japanese Wrestler Goes Crazy When Brazilian Opponent Weighs 28 Pounds Above Limit

Shinobu Kandori, a Japanese pro wrestler-turned-politician, was extremely disappointed when her opponent weighed way above the limit for their match scheduled last month.

Kandori, 53, had not competed in mixed martial arts since 2003. She is now a member of Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party and the House of Councillors in the Diet, the upper house of the country’s bicameral legislature.

Korean Politician Angers Netizens With the Most Arrogant Luggage Pass of All Time

A South Korean politician has been widely criticized by netizens after a video of him lazily pushing his suitcase to his aid at an airport went viral on various social media platforms.

In the clip, Kim Moo Sung, a lawmaker in South Korea, was seen pushing his wheeled luggage nonchalantly towards a waiting attendant without making eye contact at the arrival hall of Gimpo Airport in Seoul on Tuesday.