Police investigate racist pictures sent to black politician
Don’t worry about it, though. She’s just a Republican.
A packet of information sent to Mayor Mia Love’s office that city officials described as racist launched a police investigation Tuesday.
City Manager Mark Christensen described the contents of the thick envelope as “disturbing” and “pretty creepy stuff.” He said it included a picture of Love and her husband, Jason, and a hooded Ku Klux Klan character. There also were pictures of aborted fetuses, he said…
Love, a Republican who is locked in a heated battled with Democratic Rep. Jim Matheson in Utah’s new 4th Congressional District, took a defiant tone when asked about the mailing.
“I want you to know, I want everyone to know I am comfortable in my skin. I’m comfortable and proud of my heritage. I’m proud of who I am. I know where I’m going and I know what we need to do to get this country back in order again. There isn’t anything that anyone can send me that will distract me from that so they can bring it,” she said.
Probably some teabagger.
Incidentally, Love is polling way ahead of Matheson. Has Harry Reid attacked her for being a bad Mormon yet? Give it time, we’ve got six more weeks to go.