- Bill Maher is trending on Twitter after releasing a segment defending the logic of calling the coronavirus, the China virus.
- ‘Woke’ Twitter is up in arms over the segment.
- Bill Maher makes a valid point, and Twitter can’t stand it.
Bill Maher is an easy guy to hate. He’s smug, he’s cocky, and he’s a rich white guy in . But don’t let surface details distract from the truth.
Unlikeable as he may be, Bill Maher makes some valid points in his latest segment called ‘Virus Shaming, ‘and’ woke ‘Twitter is up in arms.
Bill Maher Make a Logical Point About How We Name Viruses
Maher’s latest ‘New Rule’ segment is straightforward. Scientists often name viruses after where they originate. He notes that the first half of MERS stands for “Middle Eastern.” Ebola comes from the Ebola River. Zika comes from the Zika River.
Then Maher asks,
So why should China get a pass?
He goes on to roast People like Ted Lieu for this tweet, claiming it would be “just as stupid to call it the Mulan Virus.”
are shockingly, already starting to open back up.
Before backing up his claim about the correlation between bats and COV-like viruses from the American Society of Microbiology, he says:
It’s not racist to point out that eating bats is bat sh t crazy.
He quotes Dr. Fauci as saying the current crisis is a “direct result” of China’s wet markets.
Twitter Can’t Refute Maher’s Points, So They Attack Him Personally
Maher explained how he doesn’t want Chinese Americans to face racism. He just thinks that possibility is not worth sacrificing the truth.
We can’t stop telling the truth because racists get the wrong idea.
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