During a Friday press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Biden attempted to compliment Japanese Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama, by referring to the 29-year-old man as a “Japanese boy.”
“Yoshi, I know how proud you are — the people of Japan are — and you’ve got a Japanese boy coming over here, and guess what? He won the Masters. He won the Masters. He won the green jacket,” Biden said in the Rose Garden.
Pres. Biden congrats the Japan Prime Minister on Hideki Matsuyama becoming the first Japanese golfer to win the Masters:
“I know how proud you are of the people of Japan. You’ve got a Japanese boy coming over here and, guess what, he won the Masters.” pic.twitter.com/5mnnH7GWpK
— Alex Salvi (@alexsalvinews) April 16, 2021
Hideki Matsuyama, a full-grown adult, won the Masters at Augusta National on Sunday.
The mainstream media had little to say about Biden’s awkward word choice and phrasing. Because, obviously, the mainstream media would have reacted with similar silence had President Trump referred to anyone from another country or ethnicity other than white as “boy.” – READ MORE
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