Tech CEO Goes on Racist Rant Against Asian Family in a Restaurant: 'Trump's Gonna F*ck You' [Video]

If you need any more evidence that Donald Trump has emboldened the racists in this country, here’s more.

A man popped off in a racist attack on an Asian family trying to enjoy dinner.

via TMZ:

The guy here has been identified as Michael Lofthouse — CEO of cloud-computing startup Solid8 out in Silicon Valley … and he was caught on camera this past weekend in Monterey, CA going off on a group of people who were of Asian descent. Lofthouse himself is from the U.K.

Anyway, the video starts after he’d apparently said something pretty vile from his table at a restaurant … but when the people he attacked started recording him, he clammed up. Only briefly though, because Lofthouse eventually cut loose again, calling the person recording him an “Asian piece of s***.”

He went on to invoke President Trump’s name … saying POTUS was gonna screw ’em in November. An employee demanded Lofthouse get the hell out.

The woman who recorded this says the guy’s attack was completely unprovoked. She went on to post info about him, including a back and forth in a comment section which appears to show him threatening to kill a guy who called him out for his behavior.

Lofthouse has since gotten rid of his social media accounts. Solid8 hasn’t spoken on it yet.

Now, here’s a little more context. According to Stop AAPI Hate (an org that documents incidents of discrimination against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders) … 832 people in their community have self-reported experiences of harassment in the last three months.

Watch the video below.

 

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??????SHARE THIS POST?????? Trigger warning: Racism, Vulgar Language (FYI he had a LOT more to say after I stopped recording) This is the face of the man who relentlessly harassed my family and I completely UNPROVOKED, UNWARRANTED, and UNCONSCIONABLE. We were celebrating my tita’s birthday, literally just singing happy birthday to her and taking pictures, when this white supremacist starts yelling disgusting racist remarks at us. (“Fuck you Asians” “Go back to whatever fucking Asian country you’re from” “You don’t belong here”) It is no coincidence that this man has the audacity to showcase such blatant racism on the 4th of July. White supremacy has a notorious habit of masquerading as patriotism! The fact that Donald Trump is our president (i.e. THE MOST POWERFUL MAN IN THE WORLD) gives racists a platform and amplifies voices of hate. The surfacing of racists is so prevalent right now, even in such an ethnically/culturally diverse and liberal state like California, because Trump HIMSELF uses his position to incite racial tension and to promote aggression towards POC, foreigners, and immigrants. We need change! PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE VOTE THIS UPCOMING RE-ELECTION. PROTECT ALL PEOPLE REGARDLESS OF SKIN COLOR AND ETHNIC ORIGIN. ??????????

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