On Thursday, Breitbart’s Warner Todd Huston reported that Alabama Democrat Doug Jones is coming under fire from black voters for a flyer many see as being racist.
Created to look something like an Internet meme, the ad reads, “Think if a Black man went after high school girls anyone would try to make him a senator?” Beneath that caption is a photo of a young black man with a comical skeptical look on his face.
This mailer is supposedly going to black voters in Alabama … pic.twitter.com/e40giKH80r
— Eugene Scott (@Eugene_Scott) December 6, 2017
But African American critics of the flyer think the ad hits a sour note and is borderline racist.
“I feel it was putting you in a position to vote based on race, versus the correct candidate, or a candidate,” Alabama resident Veronica Jones told WHNT News 19. She said she didn’t