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Racial politics haunt GOP in the Donald Trump era

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The statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia, was the focus of an emotional debate in the state’s Republican primary election weeks before it became a flashpoint in the nation’s struggle over race.

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Republican Governors Association evokes Guy Fawkes (and a few images of scary black people) with ‘Remember November’ campaign

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The Republican Governors Association has embraced the symbolism of Guy Fawkes or is it Alan Moore, with the launch of  a rather striking website, RememberNovember.com, with a video that showcases far more Hollywood savvy than one can usually expect from Republicans. Again, the Fawkes tale has been twisted a bit. This time, President Obama plays the role of King James, the Democratic leadership is Parliament, and the Republican Party represents the aggrieved Catholic mass. The video also projects a healthy…

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Republican Governors Association evokes Guy Fawkes (and a few images of scary black people) with ‘Remember November’ campaign

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The Republican Governors Association has embraced the symbolism of Guy Fawkes or is it Alan Moore, with the launch of  a rather striking website, RememberNovember.com, with a video that showcases far more Hollywood savvy than one can usually expect from Republicans. Again, the Fawkes tale has been twisted a bit. This time, President Obama plays the role of King James, the Democratic leadership is Parliament, and the Republican Party represents the aggrieved Catholic mass. The video also projects a healthy…

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