Does the Virginia Attorney General, Mark Herring, who is third in the line of succession if both Northam and Fairfax are forced to resign, and also a Democrat (of course), also have a Blackface Photo Problem?
We don't know for sure yet but the answer is "Yes."
BREAKING: Virginia's Democratic attorney general, second in line to be governor, says he wore blackface at a college party in 1980, deepening state scandal. https://t.co/0IIO6CnI5X— The Associated Press (@AP) February 6, 2019
How is it that of the top three Democrats in Virginia, the two whites have a racism problem, and the one black has a sexual assault problem?
Rumors of a Herring blackface photo have been circulating for the last 24 hours. https://t.co/xQIv5vUPde— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) February 6, 2019
More from Ace: Virginia's Democrat Lieutenant Governor Lies and Claims His Accuser Was "Inconsistent" In Her Story (She Wasn't), Then Privately Says "FUCK THAT BITCH" Behind Closed Doors
And Patterico helpfully chimes in Virginia: The State That Just Keeps On Giving
As a reminder, just four days ago, Herring called on Northam to resign:
It is no longer possible for Governor Northam to lead our Commonwealth and it is time for him to step down. I have spoken with Lieutenant Governor Fairfax and assured him that, should he ascend to the governorship, he will have my complete support and commitment to ensuring his success and the success of our CommonwealthIf the three executives facing various scandals found themselves out of office, then next up to bat would be Republican Speaker of the Virginia House of Delegates, Kirk Cox.
P.S. The New York Times is torn. Circle the wagons or be honest: