Hi Haters: Louisiana Senator Blasted For Saying “The South Has Not Always Been The Friendliest Place For African Americans”

- By Bossip Staff

Why they mad? She ain’t lie…

Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu Speaks Up About The South Being Hostile Territory For Blacks And Women

With Election Day right around the corner, things are getting tense — particularly in areas where the black vote will matter most.

Via NY Post reports:

Just five days before Election Day, Democratic Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu was under fire for saying President Obama isn’t doing well in her state because “The South has not always been the friendliest place for African-Americans.”

In comments that could drive turnout among some of her loyal supporters, Landrieu added: “I’ll be very, very honest with you. It has not always been a good place for women … It’s more of a conservative place.”

Republicans pounced on the comment, made in response to a question about oil leases during an interview on NBC. State party chair Roger Villere called the remark “insulting.”

Landrieu is locked in a tight race with top opponent Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy.

In Georgia, Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn defended a flier urging black voters to “prevent another Ferguson [Missouri].”

But Nunn has herself been the target of fear politics, as one of several Democrats getting hit slammed on the Ebola crisis.

“Nunn even initially refused a travel ban to stop Ebola,” intones the narrator in an ad paid for by an outside group, the Ending Spending Action Fund.

We already cast our ballots during the early voting period but if you didn’t take advantage, make sure you are at the polls on November 4th!!!


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