Hard to tell them apart, evidently
I’m truly at a loss with this one.
Last night I blogged about ESPN’s decision to reassign play-by-play announcer Robert Lee. Lee was scheduled to call UVa’s season opener in Charlottesville. As you’re probably aware at this point in the news cycle, Lee is Asian-American.
Robert Lee’s name was just a little too close to long dead Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s for social justice comfort.
Rightly so, the people of the internet collectively rolled their eyes. ESPN had reached a new low.
Enter Reuters who, as I imagine this story unfurling, hiked up theirs pants leg and shouted “hold my beer!”
And in case you were wondering, there are not teaser tweets. Reuters used the same verbiage in their headlines:DONATE
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