Raasch: 20 years before Northam's blackface scandal, Missouri's Carnahan survived a similar disclosure
WASHINGTON * Just short of a year before his death in a plane crash, then-Missouri Gov. Mel Carnahan found himself in much the same situation that Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam does today. Carnahan accused Ashcroft of racism when Ashcroft opposed a federal judgeship for Ronnie White, the first black Missouri Supreme Court justice.
Monday, February 04, 2019
One Of Missouri's Favorite Politicos Also Endured 'Black Face' Disclosure
Quick remembrance of a Democratic Party dude who earned a lot of love from both left & right but also admitted his college days were racist. Take a look: