According to a stunning new report, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is now being accused of only granting interviews to favored reporters who are ‘black or brown.’
As Fox News reports:
NBC 5 Chicago political reporter Mary Ann Ahern took to Twitter on Tuesday to mark the “midway point” of Lightfoot’s first term in office and apparently acknowledged her failed effort to land an interview…
— Mary Ann Ahern (@MaryAnnAhernNBC) May 18, 2021
And apparently, Ahern wasn’t the only one.
“I was told the same thing,” WTTW Chicago Tonight anchor and correspondent Paris Schutz reacted to Ahern’s tweet…
I am a Latino reporter @chicagotribune whose interview request was granted for today. However, I asked the mayor’s office to lift its condition on others and when they said no, we respectfully canceled. Politicians don’t get to choose who covers them. https://t.co/YMW8M8ZgJm
— Gregory Pratt (@royalpratt) May 19, 2021
Lightfoot was slammed on social media, facing allegations of racism for choosing to speak with journalists solely on the color of their skin.
Is open racism now the new normal for Democrat politicians, and is there anything that can be done to stop it? Let us know what you think in the comments below.