PHILADELPHIA — It is day three of the Democratic Convention, and I have still not found Lincoln Chafee. It has come to my attention that perhaps this is because he is in Rio.
From Jez reader Michelle:
I just saw on the news that his daughter, Louisa Chafee, is competing on the U.S. Sailing Team in Rio. She was being filmed in RI on 7/25 and mentioned she had just returned from training in Rio. She graduated in 2014, so she’s probably around 23.
[...] So my theory is Chafee went with Louisa to Rio and either just got back (now recovering) or is sticking around for the Olympics.
From Jez reader Vincent:
He’s going to Rio. His daughter, Louisa, is a member of the 2-man USA catamaran team.
Rumors are flying everywhere, and I can’t make heads or tails of it!
Because I haven’t had confirmation from Lincoln Chafee himself—I would also accept an email from Louisa (congratulations, Louisa! Please don’t touch the water!)—I have continued my search.
Today, I printed out fliers:
And put them on all the seats in the convention center’s press briefing room:
I also took this search to the streets of Philadelphia:
I’ll keep looking.
This has been Looking for Lincoln, a series in which I look for Lincoln Chafee. If you know where Lincoln Chafee is, please email me. (For more of this journey, follow us on Snapchat at jezebeldotcom)