Va. Governorā€™s Race: Conservatives Shed White Tears After Political Ad Calls Out Ed Gillespieā€™s Racist AdsĀ 

Racist campaign commercials are so pervasive that they hardly get heavy news coverage anymore. Everyone harks back to the classic Willie Horton ad from the 1988 presidential campaign, as if that were the last time a conservative politicianā€™s racial demagoguery blatantly hit the airwaves for 30 seconds.