Post Profile

Sick: Official GOP Twitter Account Boasts About "Willie Horton-Style Attack" on Tim Kaine, Then Deletes Tweet

RNC communications director Sean Spicer I'm so old I remember when the Willie Horton attack ad on 1988 Democratic presidential nominee Michael Dukakis was considered a supremely ugly example of Republican racism and race-baiting. But now, in the Donald Trump era, the official Republican Party Twitter account is proudly tweeting about their "Willie Horton-style attack" on Tim Kaine.
read more

See more about: Willie Horton

Related Posts

GOP touts ‘Willie Horton-style’ ad against Tim Kaine

Politics / US Politics : Washington Watch

In 1988, George H.W. Bush’s campaign ran one of the most effective—and infamous—political ads ever against Democrat Michael Dukakis. Now, Republicans are touting a “Willie Horton-style” ad on the eve … Click to Continue »

GOP Spokesperson Describes Wille Horton-Style Attack on Tim Kaine as “Willie Horton-Style Attack on Tim Kaine"

News : Slate: The Slatest

In the 1988 election, the National Security Political Action Committee ran a spot known familiarly as the “Willie Horton ad” in the presidential campaign to defeat Michael Dukakis. In it, the Massachusetts governor was attacked for ...

RNC official boasts of launching ‘Willie Horton-style’ attack ad — and the internet tears him apart

News : The Raw Story

Is the Republican Party even trying to deny that it’s racist anymore? On Monday, Republican National Committee communications chief Sean Spicer posted a tweet that linked to a Roll Call story about the GOP launching a “Willie Horton...

Republicans continue Willie Horton-style attacks on Tim Kaine, despite dropping Willie Horton label

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Republicans launched a hot new line of attack against Tim Kaine on Monday, proudly tweeting an article about their Willie Horton-style ad against Kaine. They deleted the tweet, perhaps deciding it was a bad look considering that the...

RNC's Sean Spicer Shocked Anybody Compares Tim Kaine Ad To Willie Horton, Except He Did It

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars

The RNC's chief strategist Sean Spicer lied (yeah) to CNN's Chris Cuomo this morning, refuting that the new RNC attack ad against Gov. Tim Kaine resembled the infamous Willie Horton ad -- "because there were white people in it,." No...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC