James Bruggers

Published: November 14, 2020

In a runoff election in Georgia that could help flip party power in the Senate, Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler’s first political ads aim at energizing her conservative base. How? By casting her challenger, the Rev. Rafael Warnock, as a left-wing extremist.

One ad attempts to paint the Black pastor of the Atlanta church once led by Martin Luther King Jr, as a police-hating, Castro-loving Marxist. “This is America. But will it still be if the radical left controls the Senate?” the narrator asks, while images show street riots.

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