Reprinted with permission from Creators.
First, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said he wasn’t sure which of the two people in the 1984 “clearly racist and offensive” photo on his yearbook page was he.
Was he the grinning white guy wearing blackface?
Or was he the guy wearing the Ku Klux Klan robe and hood?
“I am deeply sorry for the decision I made to appear as I did in this photo,” he said in a statement, “and for the hurt that decision caused then and now.”
The next day, Northam, a Democrat, held a news conference to say: No, wait.…