This Gubernatorial Candidate Won't Let a Female Reporter Cover His Campaign Without a Male to Accompany Her and His Explanation Just Made It Worse
Mississippi gubernatorial candidate and Tea Party Republican Robert Foster is in hot water after refusing to let a local female reporter shadow his campaign unless a male colleague was present.
People immediately began accusing Foster of sexism for denying professional, talented women reporters equal access to his campaign on the basis of their sex.
Arizona's GOP Governor Is Punishing Nike After News Broke That They Canceled a Planned Betsy Ross Flag Sneaker
Different symbols mean different things to different people. Unfortunately, a symbol can become coopted to represent hate. So it was with the swastika, a symbol once used in Asia and the Americas but largely abandoned after becoming the emblem of the Nazi party in the early 20th century.
White supremacists in the United States also coopted symbols as emblems of their hate groups. One such symbol is the "Betsy Ross" flag. Created around the time of the American Revolution, it is now used as a symbol by some White supremacists like the Confederate battle flag.
Democratic Candidate For Governor Went After His Republican Rival for Not Disavowing His Racist Supporters, and the Video Clip Just Went Viral
During an at times explosive debate between Florida gubernatorial candidates, Republican Ron DeSantis defended his ties to White supremacists, but Democrat Andrew Gillum came back with his Grandmother's words in rebuttal.
The moderator—Todd McDermott—outlined the criticism aimed at DeSantis regarding his ties to different known White supremacists, but before the moderator could get to his question, DeSantis interrupted him.
Twelve Family Members of Republican Candidate For Governor Just Published a Savage OpEd Urging His Defeat
In September, President Donald Trump held a Make America Great Again rally in Las Vegas, Nevada. He also stumped for GOP candidates in the state, including the Nevada Attorney General and Republican candidate for Governor, Adam Laxalt.
Trump also tweeted his endorsement for gubernatorial candidate Laxalt. Twice.
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley agreed to resign from office and never hold public office again. The deal he reached also required him to plead guilty to two misdemeanors, repay misused state funds, and complete community service. He will avoid felony charges as a result of the deal.
"The time has come for me to look at new ways to serve the good people of our great state. I have decided it time for me to step down as Alabama's governor," said Bentley, "I leave this office that I have held, that I have respected, that I have loved for seven years to focus on other, and possibly more effective areas, of service."