Ginni Thomas Is a Journalist, Too

Clarence's wife joins conservative Daily Caller site
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 22, 2011 5:25 PM CDT
Virginia Thomas, Wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, Joins Right-Wing Site Daily Caller
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is accompanied by wife Virginia Lamp Thomas at the Federalist Society in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2007.   (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

(Newser) – Ginni Thomas is no fan of the media, but now she's a part of it. Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas who is a Tea Party activist in her own right, has joined the right-wing site Daily Caller. Her job will be “identifying and interviewing people who might in the future become influential in politics or who are already influential but who you may not know about," site founder Tucker Carlson tells Politico.

“Spouses have a right to have their own lives,” he said, adding that he guessed she wouldn't be comfortable writing about issues before the court. Click to read about Virginia Thomas's infamous call to Anita Hill looking for an apology or here to read a liberal blogger who's a wee bit skeptical of her journalistic credentials. (Read more Clarence Thomas stories.)

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