Va. Governor’s Race: Conservatives Shed White Tears After Political Ad Calls Out Ed Gillespie’s Racist Ads 

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 politician’s racial demagoguery blatantly hit the airwaves for 30 seconds.

Va. Democratic Party Leaves Black Candidate for Lieutenant Governor Off Flyer (Then Blames Him for It)

In political campaigns, white candidates can always find a black guy. It’s literally Campaign 101: Most successful white American candidates know that in order to show that you are an open-minded progressive candidate—or to signal that you’re a horrible racist but some black people still like you—you have to find a…