Saturday, December 12, 2015

Mother of well-known conservative blogger and pundit shoots holes in his story

Screenshot of @EWErikson tweet

Ruh-roh. Erick Erickson, editor of, has some explaining to do. It all started when he sent out the following tweet on the anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor:

Growing up, I remember my parents never letting us have Asian food on December 7th. They were children of WWII.
7:45 AM - 7 Dec 2015
Twitter users far and wide ridiculed the tweet and mocked his family’s annual racist tradition and noted many of the people who lived in the area around Pearl Harbor at the time (and still do today) are Asian-American. Not to mention the fact that many countries in Asia were allies of the United States in WWII.