The Washington Post contributor who branded Amy Schumer a racist for telling jokes about black people and Mexicans didn’t even bother to watch any episodes of Schumer’s show, or clips from her stand-up routines, before writing the piece. This information comes from The Interrobang’s Debra Kessler, who interviewed Stacey Patton—the author of the WaPost article—about her motivation for blasting Schumer. Kessler also consulted WaPost Deputy Editor Mike Madden, and immediately uncovered a contradiction: I asked Madden if he knew why the article’s author, Dr. Stacey Patton had chosen Amy Schumer as the topic for her article. “I think she pitched this piece because Schumer was in the news, at least in some circles in the news. Probably because of that Guardian piece,” he said, and suggested that I talk directly with Dr. Patton.  I did. I was also surprised to learn that Dr. Patton hadn’t “pitched” the article to The Washington Post. She said it wasn’t her idea at all, and in fact she initially turned down the story, because, she thought there wasn’t much there. “… And so when I kind of looked at some of the cover...