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Democratic Governor's Racist Remark Sparks Online Outrage and Apology

Democratic Governor's Racist Remark Sparks Online Outrage and Apology

Controversy Arises From Racist Statement Online

To the disbelief of many, New York's Democrat Governor Kathy Hochul made racist remarks recently about her African American constituents. During a trip to California, she stated, "Young black kids growing up in the Bronx don't even know what the word computer is." She further claimed that they are ignorant of such technology.

The Governor's reprehensible comment was then echoed and spread widely online, sparking a mixture of disbelief and anger.

Democratic Governor Accused of Racism

In the midst of the controversy, Governor Hochul attempted to defend her statements by expressing her hope for "the world to open up to all of them" and for "their diverse voices" to be represented in the technology industry. This, however, did little to quash the outrage her comments had already ignited.

Pervasive Backlash and Criticism

Several notable personalities took to social media to express their disdain. "She really believes this," tweeted an account known as Clown World, along with a video clip of Governor Hochul's statement. Journalist Carmine Sabia went further to say, "This is how Democrats see black people. And they see themselves as the savior of them." Infowars' Alex Jones criticized the Governor as being out-of-touch, referring to her as a "globalist puppet."

Response and Apology from the Governor

After facing severe backlash, Governor Hochul issued an apology through the New York Post: "I misspoke and I regret it. Of course Black children in the Bronx know what computers are โ€” the problem is that they too often lack access to the technology needed to get on track to high-paying jobs in emerging industries like AI. Thatโ€™s why Iโ€™ve been focused on increasing economic opportunity since Day One of my Administration."

Conclusion

Despite offering a regretful apology, the incident leaves a black mark on Governor Hochul's political career. It serves as a stark reminder of the continuous struggle for equality and respectful dialogue in politics. This episode undoubtedly prompts further discussions on who represents us in positions of power and how they speak about the people they are supposed to represent.

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