Raphael Warnock’s Dog Ads Cut Against White Voters’ Stereotypes Of Black People
If he wins next month, Raphael Warnock may have his pet beagle to thank.
So far, Warnock, the Democratic candidate in one of Georgia’s two Senate runoff elections, has aired two ads featuring his dog. In the first, he uses his cuddly canine to preempt negative GOP attacks against him — attacks that have tried to paint him as an ideological extremist and tie him to far-left Black activists.
In the second ad, the pooch plays an even more prominent role, with Warnock walking his dog through a suburban neighborhood,...