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Once again, Republicans come up with a black candidate who fits the bill as a first-rate loony
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By Pat Cunningham
May 20, 2013 11:16 a.m.

The Republican Party doesn’t often field black candidates for public office, but when it does, they’re usually wingnuts of the first order.
My favorite example is Alan Keyes, who was recruited from outside Illinois to carry the GOP banner against Barack Obama in a U.S. Senate race in 2004 (see HERE). But there have been others — Herman Cain and Allen West, to name just two.
And now there’s E.W. Jackson (above), a right-wing clergyman selected by the Republican Party of Virginia as its nominee for lieutenant governor.
Jackson is the homophobe’s homophobe, as he makes clear when he ...
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