When Jimmy Carter ginned up race hatred to get elected governor

Pot meet kettle. Or, in this case, blackhearted, race baiting, thug-loving, moralizing hypocrite, meet the truth:Here's an account of some of Carter's actions in his 1970 race for Georgia governor as David Freddoso of Commentary Magazine writing in the Washington Examiner reminds us:Readers should refer to Stephen Hayward's The Real Jimmy Carter if they want a taste of the out-and-out racism that Carter employed in order to defeat moderate former Gov. Carl Sanders for the Democratic nomination that year. As Hayward's book points out:Carter's top campaign staffers were spotted distributing grainy photographs of Sanders arm-in-arm celebrating with two black men. Sanders was a part-owner of the Atlanta Hawks, and in the photograph he was celebrating a victory with two players who were pouring champagne over his head. Carter's leaflet was intended to depress Sanders's white vote. "The Carter campaign also produced a leaflet noting that Sanders had paid...(Read Full Post)

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