Why Did the Washington Post Fact-Check Tim Scott?

Elite media's obsession with race is making them increasingly blind to universal themes like class and social mobility.

The Washington Post earned itself some ridicule this past week for conducting a deep investigative fact check of a story often told by South Carolina U.S. Senator Tim Scott about his family. As Scott tells it, his grandfather was forced to drop out of school as a third-grader to pick cotton on a farm. The story is essentially true, as it turns out, but …

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