It's worth noting that multiple outlets have also reported that a white reporter Tweeted: "I think it's worth pointing out that @GeorgeAllenva often asks me what position I played in sports as well." The news should fade away as an anecdote more than anything, but the rapid pace at which the story spread Thursday importantly illustrates how issues perceived as pertaining to race -- justified or not -- will continue to follow Allen. So perhaps for now, the only questions involving "positions" we'll hear about from Allen will be about policy.
George Allen's Football Fumble
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