DCentric » George Allen http://dcentric.wamu.org Race, Class, The District. Wed, 16 May 2012 20:20:35 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.2.1 Copyright © WAMU Tweet of Two Days Ago http://dcentric.wamu.org/2011/04/tweet-of-two-days-ago/ http://dcentric.wamu.org/2011/04/tweet-of-two-days-ago/#comments Thu, 07 Apr 2011 19:58:12 +0000 Elahe Izadi http://dcentric.wamu.org/?p=5487 Continue reading ]]>
For the 2nd time in 5 months, fmr. gov. and sen candidate George Allen asks me,"what position did you play?" I did not a play a sport.
Craig Melvin

Craig Melvin is a tall, black man. Oh, and he happens to be an NBC4 reporter.

Former governor George Allen later tweeted an explanation:

.@craigmelvin sorry if I offended, ask people a lot if they played sports Grew up in football family found sports banter good way to connect
George Allen

Perhaps Allen reminding Melvin of his football roots isn’t the best tactic, though.

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