New York Times Obscures Virginia AG’s Blackface, Instead Calls It “Dark Makeup”

(From The Daily Caller)

[Virginia Attorney General Mark ] Herring, who is second in line to the governorship behind Gov. Ralph Northam and Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax, admitted Wednesday that he wore blackface as part of a costume he wore to a college party in 1980.

Instead of calling Herring’s costume “blackface,” the New York Times opted in a tweet to call it “brown makeup”, . . . [and] employed a similar euphemistic tactic with an article headline, calling it “dark makeup.”

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