NJ pol ponders fatherhood and racism after son is taunted as ‘Chinese boy’

A New Jersey congressman tweeted poignantly about racism and fatherhood Saturday after his 5-year-old son was called a “Chinese boy” by an older child.

Rep. Andy Kim, a Korean American, tweeted about his son’s experience amid a nationwide rash of bias crimes against Asian Americans during the coronavirus pandemic.

“I was sad because my son shared what was likely his first ever experience of discrimination,” the Democrat wrote.

“For me it wasn’t first time I heard bias about him. People told me he has cute slanty Chinese eyes or it’s great we teach him English as primary lang[uage] as if our default is foreigner[sic].”

In the thread, Kim

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