Huffington Post’s parent company Oath has launched an internal investigation into an editor’s history of anti-Semitic and homophobic tweets after a Daily Caller inquiry and article on the matter.
An Oath spokesperson told The Daily Caller, “This information was just brought to our attention. Oath has launched an internal investigation regarding the employee in question and will take appropriate steps based on the results of the investigation.”
TheDC’s investigation uncovered HuffPost’s front page editor Philip Lewis’ old tweets that made anti-Semitic jokes about the Holocaust and used homophobic slurs. (RELATED: EXCLUSIVE: HuffPost Editor Made Anti-Semitic Holocaust Jokes, Used Homophobic Slur, And Tweeted About Hating Cops)
Lewis previously tweeted, “Where da jews, where da jews, where da jews at – DMX ft Hitler.”
He also tweeted, “im tired of all these jewish jokes….Anne Frankly, i dont approve.”
He also praised the notorious anti-Semite Louis Farrakhan.
He also used a the homophobic slur, “dyke.”
Lewis has not attempted to explain his tweets at all despite requests for comment from TheDC. The tweets also appear to still be up as of publication of this article.