by Matthew Boyle
A New York Times political editor has a years-long history of antisemitic and racist comments on his Twitter page, a Breitbart News investigation has found.
Tom Wright-Piersanti, who has been a Senior Staff Editor at the New York Times for more than five years according to his LinkedIn page and according to his Twitter page oversees the newspaper’s political coverage, has made a series of antisemitic and racist tweets over the years. Many of them are still public on his Twitter page as of the publication of this article, but some have since been deleted.
Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) calls for New York Times editor Tom Wright-Piersanti to be fired after his anti-Semitic tweets surfaced this morning: “He was self-describing himself as an anti-Semite and he was going after Jews … Tom Wright-Piersanti should be fired” pic.twitter.com/fobU9MpjCP
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) August 22, 2019
The revelation of these tweets come in the wake of the executive editor of the Times stating that the newspaper intends to target the president on racial issues over the next couple years, after the newspaper’s efforts on the Russia hoax scandal failed. Read the rest HERE.