George Allen asks Craig Melvin his position (UPDATE: And apologizes)

April 9, 2011

“Are you sure you’re not related to Mike Bass?” (NBC Washington)

“For the 2nd time in 5 months, fmr. gov. and sen candidate George Allen asks me,”what position did you play?” I did not a play a sport.”

And we’re off!

For the 2nd time in 5 months, fmr. gov. and sen candidate George Allen asks me,”what position did you play?” I did not a play a sport.less than a minute ago via webCraig Melvin
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UPDATE: The son of former Redskins coach George Allen apologized to Melvin.

”@georgeallenva:sorry if I offended, ask people a lot if they played sports Grew up in fball family found sports banter good way to connect”less than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry® Favorite Retweet ReplyCraig Melvin
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Tom Jackman is a native of Northern Virginia and has been covering the region for The Post since 1998.
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