Reuters Claims Asian ESPN Announcer is Robert E. Lee’s “Doppelganger” and “Namesake”

On Tuesday ESPN announced they pulled “Robert Lee” from announcing the upcoming University of Virginia football game because his name is Robert Lee.

Robert Lee is Asian.

This is ESPN:

It was a bad day for ESPN.

It was also a bad day for Reuters.

Reuters tweeted that Asian-American Robert Lee was General Robert E. Lee’s “namesake.”

Retuers then tweeted out that Robert Lee was General Robert E. Lee’s “doppelganger.”

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