According to KARE 11 television in Minneapolis, Republicans are blatantly playing the race card in a congressional contest in Minnesota:
A Republican attack ad invites viewers to “meet the real Ashwin Madia,” but the still photos featured in the spot present a noticeably darker version of the 3rd District DFL congressional candidate.
“At least three of the photos of Madia were obviously darkened, using one method or another,” public affairs and media consultant Dean Alger told KARE 11.
Here’s one of the images:
This is John McCain’s party. And Rush Limbaugh’s party. And Sarah Palin’s party.
I hope that the electorate does not reward such tactics with a victory for them.