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Good News for Dems in South: Voters May Overcome Their Racism

Adam Nossiter: "At one level, Mr. Ford's loss to the Republican, Bob Corker, was simply a reiteration of an ancient reality for Democrats in the South: black candidates in statewide races are ...

Willie Horton Redux: GOP "Stoke[s] Subliminal Racist Fears" in Tennessee

Alessandra Stanley writes that an RNC ad mocking Harold Ford Jr. is "seen as racist" and that the GOP "tried to stoke subliminal racist fears with the infamous Willie Horton ad...."

Ad Mocking Harold Ford "A Racist Appeal to Tennessee Voters"

"The ad, resonating with the miscegenation taboos of Old South politics, may or may not be the nadir in the low-blow salvos now assailing the nation."

Anti-Harold Ford Jr. "Ad Seen as Playing to Racial Fears"

The Times fronts the controversy over a supposedly racist campaign ad mocking Rep. Harold Ford Jr. for attending a party for Playboy magazine.
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