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Why Hoekstra Super Bowl Ad is Racist

GOP senatorial candidate Pete Hoekstra ran/is running a seriously racist ad against incumbent Debbie Stabenow in Michigan.  It’s not that I don’t understand the point of Hoekstra’s ad – obviously, he believes that Stabenow is pouring money into China’s economy by spending too much, but everything about this ad loses that point because of its over-the-top images  and racial insensitivity. There is a video embed of the commercial at the end, but here’s the text: Thank you, Michigan Read more [...]