Sessions ‘not a racist,’ says son of black couple once prosecuted for voter fraud
“I have known Sen. Sessions for many years, beginning with the voter fraud case in Perry County in which my parents were defendants. My differences in policy and ideology with him do not translate to personal malice. He is not a racist,” the Perry County commissioner said in a statement. “As I have said before, at no time then or now has Jeff Sessions said anything derogatory about my family. He was a prosecutor at the Federal level with a job to do. He was presented with evidence by a local District Attorney that he relied on, and his office presented the case. That’s what a prosecutor does. I believe him when he says that he was simply doing his job.”
The Sessions Smear
Sessions will likely prevail, but not before his name is dragged through the gutter in an execrable exercise in contemporary racial politics.