RVA Politics is a blog about politics in the state of Virginia And the capital city of Richmond.

The author is a political scientist. Please don't hold that against him.

 

Ed Gillespie's new ad is a racist dogwhistle

Ed Gillespie's new ad is a racist dogwhistle

Image from W. Scott Koenig (http://agringoinmexico.com/2013/10/27/tijuana-invaded-by-zombie-hoards/)

Image from W. Scott Koenig (http://agringoinmexico.com/2013/10/27/tijuana-invaded-by-zombie-hoards/)

I've started contributing to RVA Magazine, which not only circulates a free (and gorgeous) print magazine around the city, but has been quietly building up their web presence (and coverage of RVA politics). My latest post for them concerns Ed Gillespie's new tv/web ad. Yeah, it's pretty bad.

Read "Republican Candidate Ed Gillespie’s New Campaign Ad is Classic Racist Fear-Mongering"  here.

Three Takeaways on VA Governor's Race

Three Takeaways on VA Governor's Race