Against the Grain

The Democratic Disaster in Virginia

Gov. Ralph Northam turned into a political pariah overnight after a racist photo from his past emerged. His lieutenant governor is now facing uncomfortable political scrutiny.

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, accompanied by his wife, Pam, speaks during a news conference in the Governor's Mansion in Richmond, Va., on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. Northam is under fire for a racist photo that appeared in his college yearbook.
AP Photo/Steve Helber
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