This is why a Denver sportswriter was fired after tweeting about Japanese Indy 500 winner

Terry Frei, sportswriter at The Denver Post, lost his job on Monday after tweeting that Japanese race car driver Takuma Sato’s win at the Indy 500 made him “uncomfortable.”

“Nothing specifically personal, but I am very uncomfortable with a Japanese driver winning the Indianapolis 500 during Memorial Day weekend,” he wrote Sunday on Twitter, and immediately faced an intense amount of backlash.

Frei tweeted about Sato’s win approximately an hour after Sato became the first...


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