Virginia Rep. Depicts Opponent as Scary, Dark, Bearded
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Rep. Virgil Goode (R-VA) is out with a new ad that depicts his opponent, Tom Perriello, with a swarthy complexion, using a shadowy, grainy image of Perriello with a beard. As Open Left notes, the ad hints that Perrielloâ€™s â€œ skin is dark, heâ€™s bearded, and heâ€™s a liberal who loves amnesty for illegals and gay marriage.â€ Watch the ad, below which is a picture of Perriello:
Goode sparked controversy in 2006 with his anti-Muslim rhetoric.
Satyam Khanna is a Research Associate for The Progress Report and ThinkProgress.org at the Center for American Progress.