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Candidate for governor built his brand through online vitriol—particularly toward Black women

Posted on AllSides April 13th, 2024
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Experts say the candidacy of Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson sheds light on how Republican candidates rise by appealing to the extremes and how hate spreads online. North Carolina Republican gubernatorial nominee Mark Robinson has a long history of attacking influential women in personal and often vulgar terms. But Robinson has reserved particular vitriol for Black women in positions of power, with many of his social media postings invoking misogyny, racism, homophobia and transphobia. Experts and advocates say Robinson’s candidacy and his easily winning the Republican nomination reflect both the incentives...

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https://dailykos.com/stories/2024/4/13/2234838/-Candidate-for-governor-built-his-brand-through-online-vitriol-particularly-toward-Black-women

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