Dem legislator reportedly calls Asian opponent ‘ching-chong’

Dem legislator reportedly calls Asian opponent ‘ching-chong’
Bettie Cook Scott. Via The Hill

[Ed. – No doubt Trump is responsible for this too.]

A Democratic legislator in Michigan running for the state senate is under fire for allegedly referring to her Asian election opponent as “ching-chang” and “ching-chong.”

Rep. Bettie Cook Scott (D) is accused of making the remarks to voters outside polling stations during this week’s primaries, according to the Detroit Metro Times.

She was allegedly referring to Rep. Stephanie Chang (D), who has denounced the remarks.

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Scott is also accused of calling one of Chang’s campaign volunteers an “immigrant” and saying that she wanted the person out of the country.

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