UPDATE: Democratic dirty tricks in Kentucky

The race between Republican Rand Paul and Democrat Jack Conway for Jim Bunning’s old Kentucky Senate seat is getting slimy. In this latest episode, one of Conway’s supporters dressed up like a Rand Paul fan, slung a racist sign around his neck, and tried to circulate at a Paul rally.

Happily, we live in the era of the video camera.

[video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4bpgnkNN7Q 635×355]

UPDATE: The man’s name is Tyler Clay Collins, and he is indeed a Democratic activist. His Facebook page — which he just took down — lists Jack Conway as a Friend. 

Here’s a screenshot taken before Collins removed the page:

 

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