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View Diary: Is the Clinton Campaign Now Engaged in Intentional Race-Baiting? (35 comments)

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  •  Its pretty common (1+ / 0-)
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    channiga

    It is a pretty common tactic used in attack adds.  Any clip of an opponent is darkened, desaturated to a degree, and tinted a cool (blue) hue.  It is something that the republicans have used with extreme frequency in the last few years (mostly because they have used a much higher ratio of attack adds)This is the same way many horor movies are shot.  
    I agree in this situation, that in this case it has the added effect of making Obama look Black, and not his natural skin tone of light brown.  There have been many things that the Clinton campaign have done this year that have been discusting, but on a scale of one to ten (for them) darkening Obamas skin would be a 2.  If he wins, it won't be because he is a light skinned black person, and not dark skinned.  To a real racist, a tan is unforgivable.  To someone who is considering voting for Obama already, skin shade is not likely a driving factor.  

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