Utah Congressional candidate Mia Love gets racist hate mail. Wingnuts suddenly find vicious attacks on an African-American appalling:

Nothing drives the left nuttier than successful black Republicans. Then they show just how racist they are. Before speaking at the Republican Convention Love trailed by 15 points in polls. After her well-received speech, which was ignored by the liberal news outlets, she’s now surged to a 15-point lead, a 30-point swing in just a month.

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Quite clearly the angry, racist liberals cannot tolerate strong, black conservative, which is why they resort to such ugly tactics.

A packet of information sent to Mayor Mia Love‘s office that city officials described as racist launched a police investigation Tuesday.

City Manager Mark Christensen described the contents of the thick envelope as disturbing” and “pretty creepy stuff.” He said it included a picture of Love and her husband, Jason, and a hooded Ku Klux Klan character. There also were pictures of aborted fetuses, he said.

“I couldn’t tell if it was threatening or anything. It kind of shocked me, what I saw,” he said.

Meanwhile, in ole Virginny…:

Virginia Republican Party officials on Tuesday ordered their Mecklenburg County affiliate to remove photos portraying President Obama as a witch doctor, a caveman and a thug from its Facebook page.

The altered photos have been on the Mecklenburg County Republican Committee’s page for months but drew attention outside the rural southwestern enclave after a luncheon event this week with Republican Senate candidate George Allen.

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As part of a campaign swing through the southwestern part of the state, Allen, a former senator and governor, held a business roundtable luncheon Monday that the committee had helped promote. ProgressVA, a group that supports Allen’s Democratic opponent, former governor Timothy M. Kaine, found the images among 100 “wall photos” posted on the committee’s Facebook page.

Allen’s campaign said he had no advance knowledge of the images, which he has since condemned.

So, for months, this wasn’t an issue until Senator Macaca came to town.

Duly noted…