Barnes accuses state GOP of race baiting following response to his lt. guv announcement

Former state Rep. Mandela Barnes today accused the state GOP of race baiting after the party responded to reports he is looking at a run for lt. guv by promoting a 2015 video of the Milwaukee Dem’s confrontation with a frequent Capitol protester.
Barnes, who is African-American, and two fellow Milwaukee Dems were approached by Miles Kristan in 2015 over a vote to provide public funding for the Milwaukee Bucks arena. After rebuffing the question and walking away, the video cuts out before picking back up with Barnes and Kristan on State Street. The camera is pointed at the ground, but as Barne...

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