WATCH: AOC Frets that “Straight Up Racism” Resulting in People Not “Patroning” Asian Restaurants

During a recent video chat, Freshman lawmaker Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez voiced her concern that due to coronavirus and “straight up racism” some were choosing not to eat at Asian restaurants.


Honestly it sounds almost so silly to say but there’s a lot of restaurants that are feeling the pain of racism where people are literally not patroning Chinese restaurants, they’re not patroning asian restaurants because of just straight up racism around the coronavirus.


Some social media users noticed “patroning” is not actually a word.

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