CNN host Jake Tapper used the racially charged term “mulatto” to describe the Haitian elite in the 1990s, a GotNews review of Mr. Tapper’s old writings reveals.
Writing for the Washington City Paper, Tapper wrote a piece that ran June 26th, 1998, titled “The Witch Doctor is In.” In it, he used the offensive term to describe the victims of dictator Francois Duvalier’s militias:
According to dictionary.com, ‘mulatto’ is an “offensive” term used to describe “a person who has both black and white ancestors.”
In his article, Tapper also described an elderly Haitian man named Brun Icart as “black as night.”
Earlier this week, GotNews uncovered a sexist piece Tapper wrote in 1998 in which he fat-shamed sexual abuse victim Monica Lewinsky after he dated her. Tapper has several additional ties to the Clintons, having worked as press secretary for Democrat Congresswoman Marjorie Margolies, who is Chelsea Clinton’s mother-in-law.
“I’m not surprised that someone this close to the Clintons has such bigoted contempt for the Haitian people, given the rank devastation they’ve caused down there,” conservative political activist Jack Posobiec noted.
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