Holy crap 3.5 readers.
Has there ever been a more stunning fall from grace than the one happening to VA Gov. Ralph Northam right now?
When you’re confirmed to have appeared in a yearbook photo and you might have either been a klansman or a guy in blackface, your career should be toast. I fear the media will have his back though and nothing will be done.
By the way, I was just a kid in the 1980s. There were definitely some things in the pop culture that would make us cringe today. However, that time period wasn’t exactly the Jim Crow South either. I don’t recall a lot of fully grown adults walking around in blackface or klan robes, either in earnest or as a tasteless gag. Frankly, I’m surprised the school allowed that photo to appear in the yearbook. Mind you, this wasn’t a college or high school yearbook (though you should know better at those ages so it wouldn’t be excused) but this was a year book for fully grown adult professionals graduating from a medical doctor program.
He should resign.