Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Anti Janice Hahn Video by Turn Right USA: Is this the most racist and sexist political ad ever? - 15th June 2011

What is being deemed as the most outrageously sexist and racist ad in political history is being slammed by Democratic leaders after it was released on YouTube.

The video, which was made by Turn Right America, portrays Los Angeles City Councilwoman Janice Hahn, a Democrat, as friendly to gang members.

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee have called on businessman Craig Huey, Hahn's Republican opponent in a July 12 special election for an open congressional seat, to condemn the video and demand that TRA take it down.

A statement released by his office said: 'The Internet video in question is inappropriate, highly offensive and has no connection whatsoever to the Craig Huey campaign.'

He also said that the campaign doesn't know the makers, and described them as 'very fringe'.

The video portrays Hahn with red eyes and uses pole dancers with money sticking out of their underwear to accompany its hip-hop-style message. Read More