NY Post journalist laughs at India’s senior journalist during Donald Trump press conference; Twitter gets angry
United States President Donald Trump has recently addressed the media at a press conference at the White House, Washington DC, on February 26. The video of the conference has surfaced the Internet in which a New York Post journalist can be seen making fun of an Indian senior journalist Raghubir Goyal.
In the video, Indian reporter can be seen asking a question about India-US relationships post Trump’s maiden official two-day visit to India. However, Goyal was busy asking his question to POTUS but it seems like NY Post journalist, who was sitting behind him, was seen giving some funny reaction as she was having no interest in what the journalist asking the question.
The clip of the incident was shared by a Twitter user @damonimani with the caption, “Who is that reporter in the green mocking an Indian reporter? I bet she thinks Trump is racist.”
Who is that reporter in the green mocking an Indian reporter? I bet she thinks Trump is racist. pic.twitter.com/YtGv32XOUe— Damon imani (@damonimani) February 27, 2020
The video has gone viral in seconds and netizens started slamming the journalist for disrespecting the Indian journalist. The New York Post journalist has been identified as Ebony Bowden.
Tweeple have brutally slammed the American journalist for being racist and laughing at the accent of Goyal.
Check out the reactions:
She is openly mocking a man that has covered the White House since the Carter administration and speaks several languages. pic.twitter.com/y1wpbcZ2Qx— Abe Lebowitz (@hwrdcook) February 27, 2020
How DISRESPECTFUL! My husband is from India & I NEVER have trouble understanding him or beautiful Indian People. We are accepting to all & a very multicultural family.— Tania Pothana (@PothanaTania) February 27, 2020
Indians are the most peaceful & graceful people. SHAME ON HER😡
TEAM INDIA ALL THE WAY!!!
❤️YOU India 🇮🇳
unprofessional should be fired. I would fire her if she worked for me— killRboss2112 (@rboss2112) February 27, 2020
People in other countries have more respect for the Presidency in our country than American leftists.— G Leddin (@TruthOut4All) February 27, 2020
Interestingly, Raghubir has covered the White House since the Carter administration and speaks several languages, a user wrote in comment.
At the time of writing the story, the video has garnered over 3 million views on the micro-blogging site.
The video has garnered over 3 million views and is flooded with angry comments. Many users accused her of being racist and for laughing at the reporter's accent.