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High Profile Democrats call on Northum to Resign, As Governor Vows to Finish Term
CNN ^ | 2-1-2019 | Dan Merica

Posted on 02/01/2019 7:27:06 PM PST by tcrlaf

A series of prominent Democrats demanded Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's resignation on Friday, excoriating him for appearing in a racist yearbook photo showing one person dressed in blackface and another in the KKK's signature white hood and robes.

The calls came from a number of 2020 presidential candidates, members of Congress and prominent liberal organizations, all of whom said Northam's apology on the issue was not enough. The NAACP also called for Northam to leave office. Those calls, however, were not echoed by Virginia Democrats, including Sens. Tim Kaine and Mark Warner. Both said they were shocked and offended by the photos, but in separate statements both said it was time for the governor to think about what comes next for him and to listen to those he has offended. Northam, for his part, has vowed to finish his one and only term as Virginia governor, issuing a video statement on Friday evening where he apologized but pledged to remain in office.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
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To: tcrlaf


Personally, I hope he fights it and stays in. Exhibit A of the hypocrisy of the left.

121 posted on 02/02/2019 4:17:37 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (Fascism and socialism are cousins. They both disarm their citizens.)
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To: tcrlaf

The Dem party gives us the hate we have seen since Trump won. They have bigots against Jews, and now we see them supporting their old habits of the KKK.
Saying that we can we expect from a party which were against civil rights, were for slavery, and segregation, and violence from the KKK.

Liberals must be very proud of their bigotry and how it still exists within their party, regardless of themselves shouting co-exist, tolerance and peace.

122 posted on 02/02/2019 4:18:08 AM PST by manc ( If they want so called marriage equality then they should support polygamy too.)
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To: tcrlaf

Democrats know that if Northam stays in, he has written a hall pass for every Republican

123 posted on 02/02/2019 4:22:13 AM PST by AppyPappy (How many fingers am I holding up, Winston?)
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To: Red in Blue PA

No way he stays - I suspect he’s out before Monday morning. The Dems can’t run campaigns based on racial hatred and envy while propping this guy up. This provides campaign material for EVERY Republican candidate, in EVERY state (and Trump as well), and Dems more than ever have to cling to black voters - they alone denied Hillary PA, WI, and MI in 2016, and Dems can’t have a repeat of that.

124 posted on 02/02/2019 4:25:43 AM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic warfare against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Or to eliminate “has become the party of baby murderers” out of the SOTU address.

either way, weaponized PR, because that is what they do

125 posted on 02/02/2019 4:29:53 AM PST by SisterK (its a spiritual war)
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To: tcrlaf

The Dems want him to resign because of a stupid college photo, not for promoting killing babies.

126 posted on 02/02/2019 4:30:10 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.r)
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To: tcrlaf

pretty soon the Dems are going to link him to Jussie Smolletts attackers. “ That’s him! He was holding the bleach!” LOL.

127 posted on 02/02/2019 4:37:46 AM PST by ronniesgal (so I wonder what his FR handle is????)
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To: RightGeek
Caption Contest.

128 posted on 02/02/2019 4:42:21 AM PST by Travis McGee (
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To: ozarkgirl

Rush made a good point yesterday when he said that the Democrats are committing suicide. This may be what is happening with this manifestation. Telling tale. But I turned Rush off yesterday when he said that Fentanyl doesn’t kill in minute amounts. That was total BS, and he shouldn’t pontificate on such a critical subject. I’ve seen where first responders have had to be treated for minute exposures...

129 posted on 02/02/2019 4:56:26 AM PST by Shady (We WON the Battle, Now let's WIN THE WAR!!!!)
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To: meatloaf

“Eating their own. Next up the Harris-Booker slug fest in the main arena.”

The open question now is, will she offer him sex to drop out? Her motto:”Let your skin help you win!”

130 posted on 02/02/2019 5:06:10 AM PST by vette6387 (Fire Mueller)
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To: vette6387

I just saw a link on FB, it was Anderson Cooper doing his segment on this but on the bottom of the screen they had the governor with an (R) after his name, not a (D).
No way that was accidental, it had to be on purpose.

131 posted on 02/02/2019 5:14:01 AM PST by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: ozarkgirl


But when you think about it, he pretty much embodies the perfect Democrat. They are the party of slavery, KKK, Jim Crow, and infanticide.

132 posted on 02/02/2019 5:32:34 AM PST by Republican Wildcat
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To: tcrlaf

To the tune of “Spoonman” by Soundgarden:

Coonman, wearin’ blackface and black hands
A photo, I’m together with the Klan
Save me, yeah
Save me

133 posted on 02/02/2019 5:51:15 AM PST by EagleClaw
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To: kearnyirish2
How convenient for him and his fellow Dims that he'd be able to resign under cover from the Super Bowl. A good portion of the country probably isn't even aware of these yearbook photos - or his infanticide comments - thanks to shielding by the MSM. And now he'll be able to go away somewhat quietly while many are more concerned about stocking up on wings, chips, and beer.

And since there are no coincidences in politics, I wouldn't be surprised if this Friday news dump was timed to drop on Super Bowl weekend.

134 posted on 02/02/2019 5:51:46 AM PST by mellow velo
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To: dfwgator

One thing we all learned from Chrissy Balsey Ford was to hold on to all our old photos.The Democrats opened up a hornets nest with #metoo and now this. The 70’s was the Soul Train Era and Blackface pictures/parties were everywhere. CBF was in Black face in her yearbook. Elections are going to be really fun going forward. AnOctober surprise everyday.

135 posted on 02/02/2019 5:54:15 AM PST by cnsmom
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To: jonascord

I confess I don’t even find humor in this kind of thing anymore, it just scares the wits out of me to see what the actual priorities that are in effect are.

136 posted on 02/02/2019 5:54:19 AM PST by thoughtomator (Nobody is coming to save the day)
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To: TigerClaws; tcrlaf; E. Pluribus Unum; dfwgator; All
The sleaze-bag Dems. generally didn't jump on this assh*le Governor until his story was seen to be a question of RACE ...... not THE LIVES OF BABIES.

The cult of death is in charge of the Democrat party, so they pulled out this old picture to dump this inconvenient jerk.

137 posted on 02/02/2019 6:26:52 AM PST by a little elbow grease (... to err is human, to admit it divine ...)
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To: tcrlaf
Northam is being pushed out the door because the abortion rights bill he endorsed abhorred even many among the Left.
138 posted on 02/02/2019 6:42:26 AM PST by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's Economic Cure)
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To: topfile

139 posted on 02/02/2019 6:49:05 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Capitalism produces EVERYTHING Socialists/Communists/Democratic-Socialists wish to "redistribute.")
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

‘This is all theater meant to set the precedent to drive Trump from office over some silly thing he did or said 50 years ago.”

I don’t agree. I do think it’s theater, but more importantly a distraction to the fact the 12,000 illegals will hit the US border on Tuesday, the night of the SOTU. Look to cameras being there to show women and children and the humanity crisis that the media will say was caused by Trump.

140 posted on 02/02/2019 7:02:53 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz ("We The People" have turned into "You, The Subjects.")
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