Vir­ginia Demo­c­rat Says Nobody Called His Fraternity’s Event A ‘Slave Auc­tion.’ New Evi­dence Casts Doubt On His Claim.

Virginia Democrat Says Nobody Called His Fraternity’s Event A ‘Slave Auction.’ New Evidence Casts Doubt On His Claim.

A Vir­ginia state sen­a­tor has said he was obliv­i­ous to the fact that his fra­ter­ni­ty held a “slave auc­tion” fundrais­er while he was its pres­i­dent, but new evi­dence obtained by The Dai­ly Wire casts doubt on his claim. 
When Demo­c­rat leg­is­la­tor Mon­ty Mason was pres­i­dent of his Pi Lamb­da Phi fra­ter­ni­ty at Col­lege of William and Mary in 1989, the col­lege year­book shows the fra­ter­ni­ty held a “slave auc­tion.” When pressed on the event by the school news­pa­per in 2019, Mason said nobody called it a “slave auc­tion” and he had “no idea” who was respon­si­ble for the error in the year­book.
“We called it a pledge auc­tion to raise mon­ey for our fra­ter­ni­ty,” Mason told William and Mary’s stu­dent news­pa­per in an email back in 2019 when the sto­ry first broke. “I have no idea who is respon­si­ble for …