**Bumped Up From TAM Wire. Posted by Vintageport**
Yes…ESPN has lost tens of thousands of viewers and subscribers over the past 5 years due to their liberal shenanigans. But this one takes the cake. They have dropped an announcer from the upcoming Virginia-William and Mary football game because his name may offend some snowflake viewers. His name is Robert Lee. Never mind that, unlike his namesake of Civil War prominence, the modern day person is of Asian descent. You cannot make this stuff up.
ESPN has drop-kicked one of its college football broadcasters from the Virginia vs. William & Mary game, on Sept. 2, for no reason other than his name is “Robert Lee.” This is no joke. ESPN really is that sensitive and that PC. That childish, too, for that matter.
The 21st century Robert Lee was born of Asian descent. But that name is just too confederate, just too racist-sounding. Someone surely might be offended by hearing the Lee name in the state of Virginia….
Outkick the Coverage’s Clay Travis bemoans this ESPN idiocy and writes “God save us all.” He also posted photos of the Asian Robert Lee and the confederate general and informed readers that they are not the same person, just in case there was any confusion….
Via 24/7 Sports: ESPN explains removing announcer Robert Lee from game
….Yashar Ali, a writer for New York Magazine, says he was sent this email from an executive at ESPN explaining the decision: