Democratic marketing campaign advert implies Ed Gillespie supporters are Confederates who assault minority children


An ad released Monday shows a truck driver who supports Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie driving around, seemingly terrorizing minority children.

An advert launched Monday reveals a truck driver who helps Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie driving round, seemingly terrorizing minority kids.

 (Latino Victory Fund)

In a brand new opposition advert launched Monday, supporters of Virginia’s Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie are seen as Confederates who badault minority kids.

The minute-long commercial, titled “American Nightmare,” was launched by Democratic group Latino Victory Fund (LVF). It reveals minority kids seemingly being chased by a driver in a pickup truck, decked out with a Accomplice flag, a “Gillespie for governor” bumper sticker and a “Do not tread on me” license plate.

The motive force makes his manner towards the scared kids — who shout, “Run! Run! Run!” after they see the truck.

The advert concludes with a narrator asking: “Is that this what Donald Trump and Ed Gillespie imply by the ‘American Dream?’”


“American Nightmare” is airing by way of Election Day on Nov. 7 in Richmond and Washington markets on Spanish stations, based on The Washington Publish.

LVF took to Twitter all through the day Monday to allege: “The Gillespie marketing campaign has persistently promoted a false narrative portray Latinos as criminals and gang members.”

This Tuesday Sept. 26, 2017 photo shows Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie, during an interview in Richmond, Va. In a state that stretches from the coal fields to the Chesapeake Bay, environmental issues often play a key role in Virginia's political contests. This year's race for governor is no different. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

The commercial portrays Republican candidate Ed Gillespie’s supporters as Confederates who badault minority kids.

 (AP Picture/Steve Helber)

“Ed Gillespie has made it very clear what he thinks of Latinos, and on Election Day, our neighborhood will make it clear how we really feel about him,” one other tweet learn.

The tv spot is the most recent in a political battle between Republican candidate Gillepsie – a former Nationwide Republican Committee chairman who’s acquired help from President Trump – and Democratic candidate Ralph Northam.

Trump has eagerly tweeted help for Gillespie by alleging that Northam “is combating for the violent MS-13 killer gangs & sanctuary cities” – a story Gillespie has pushed by way of native commercials.

Northam’s marketing campaign has tried to hyperlink Gillespie with the white supremacists who rallied in Charlottesville, Va., in August. Northam slammed the Republican candidate for not denouncing Trump “for not calling these white supremacists out for who they’re.”

Gillespie’s marketing campaign didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark. 

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