Republican Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson’s Democratic opponent, Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, once compared black conservatives to slaves and refused to accept that a black sheriff shares the same race as him, past tweets reviewed by the Daily Caller show.
In a 2017 tweet, Barnes compared the black American musician Tina Campbell to a slave after she announced her support for former President Donald Trump. Barnes quote-tweeted an article headlined “Tina Campbell of Mary Mary supports Trump due to his Christian beliefs” to which he added the comment, “Guess the shackles are still on her feet after all.”
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