Republican marketing campaign advert makes use of ‘the oldest, most evident, least authentic anti-Semitic trope in historical past’

Jon Ossoff

Nearly each marketing campaign cycle, Republicans get caught altering photos of a number of Black Democrats to darken their pores and skin. However that’s not the one type of bigotry Republicans prefer to enchantment to, as an advert from Georgia Sen. David Perdue simply confirmed. There’s also anti-Semitism

A Fb advert from Perdue’s marketing campaign locations black-and-white photos of his opponent, Jon Ossoff, and Senate Minority Chief Chuck Schumer collectively, with textual content saying “Democrats are attempting to purchase Georgia.” Placing two Jewish politicians along with textual content doubtlessly tapping into longtime anti-Semitic slurs about Jewish individuals shopping for energy would possibly depart a query mark in regards to the intent, however to make it completely clear, the advert additionally altered the dimensions and form of Ossoff’s nostril, making it longer and wider. Dangerous stereotypes about Jewish individuals having massive noses are equally longstanding.