Clinton told the audience, “Like that Old Testament prophet, he stood against corrupt leadership of King Ahab and Queen Jezebel.”
Was Trump's language racist? Absolutely. It was as racist as his birther-ism, which insisted Obama was not born in the United States.
Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA) is facing uproar over a racist image that appeared in his medical school yearbook, depicting a man in blackface and a man in a KKK robe.
That ad became the template for decades of destructive political campaigns that focused not only on violent crime but that also blamed black Americans for much of it.