Tommy Christopher Investigates: Is Wesley Lowery A Lying ‘Snowflake?’
The Daily Caller reaped a social media shitstorm Monday when they launched an “investigation” into Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery’s blackness, or lack thereof. The post was entitled “TheDC Investigates: Is WaPo’s Wesley Lowery Black?” It examined Lowery’s claim of blackness, versus a contradictory data point from an October traffic stop in Maryland. While Lowery implied that he was black in criticizing Politico’s lack of diversity, the police report from Lowery’s traffic stop told a different story:
The police report lists Lowery’s physical vitals — his height (5’9″) and weight (145 pounds) along with other standard information that included race. As you can see below, it reads: White, Caucasian, Asiatic Indian, and Arab.
DC reporter Betsy Rothstein (full disclosure: a longtime frenemy of this reporter) fended off accusations of “racism” on Twitter:
I love this. So now no one is even supposed to even ask questions about race involving a reporter who covers it.
— Betsy Rothstein (@betsyscribeindc) December 1, 2014
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