The Saga of Justine Sacco, Twitter's Accidental Racist

Jordan Sargent · 12/21/13 11:30AM

Yesterday, a white person tweeted something horrible. We tend to do that, but this time there was a catch: this white person — Justine Sacco, the global head of communications for the Barry Diller-led firm IAC — was on a 12-hour flight from London to Cape Town, giving the internet an inordinate amount of time to gather its torches.