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GOP cluelessness (continued)

Earlier this month I posted about the victory of a Democrat in a special election for Congress in Louisiana’s mostly-Republican Sixth District, despite TV ads linking him to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama.

Last week, a Democrat won another special Congressional election in Mississippi despite similar ads.

Now consider the utter cluelessness of Republican Congressman Sam Graves of Missouri, who is running this ad against his Democratic opponent Kay Barnes:

How about those ritzy multiracial dancers in San Francisco? Don’t they represent everything that’s wrong with America? The ad producers must have got caught in a 20-year-old time warp, or summoned the ghost of Lee Atwater (though I suspect Atwater would have been more skillful).

More just like it, please, GOPers.

(Via The Stump.)

Update: Here is Kay Barnes’s response:

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