Sunday I had a long telephone conversation with a close friend of 78. She was getting ready for her Passover feast and told me in great detail about how much work it would be for her.
"Well," I interrupted her, "the Chinese have saved you from that."
"I don’t want to hear that," she said angrily. "It’s not the 'Chinese virus' like Trump says. It’s just a virus and to call it the Chinese virus defames all of the wonderful people of Chinese descent in our country. It’s racist and I don’t want to hear it."
This woman is a major leftist and just hates Trump, but I have known her for a long time and I didn’t want to argue about it for even a moment. But politics gets into even the viral germ.
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