Usa Today Snubs Winsome Sears, Jason Miyares From Report On ‘Candidates Of Color’ Who Won Historic Elections


USA Today is raising eyebrows for a report highlighting the “candidates of color” who made history in various election races on Tuesday but left out two of the night’s biggest winners.

Virginia rocked the political world with Glenn Youngkin leading the Republican ticket to victory in the commonwealth that President Biden won by ten points last year. The two other big winners were Winsome Sears, who will become Virginia’s first woman of color lieutenant governor, and Jason Miyares, who will be the state’s first Hispanic attorney general.

However, neither of them was mentioned in USA Today’s roundup of the diverse candidates that emerged victorious this week.

“As polls closed late Tuesday, states throughout the country saw a range of candidates of color racking up election wins in historic results,” politics reporter Chelsey Cox began her report. “The gains ranged from mayoral elections to state offices, in many cases the first time such posts have been won by people of color or candidates from marginalized communities.”

The report then listed several Democrats who won historic races like Asian-American Michelle Wu winning the Boston mayoral race, Eric Adams becoming the second Black mayor of New York City, Ed Gainey becoming the first Black mayor of Pittsburgh, Aftab Pureval becoming the first Asian-American mayor of Cincinnati and Michigan’s Abdullah Hammoud becoming the first Arab-American mayor of a city with a high concentration of Arab population.

“The corrupt corporate media isn’t interested in reporting accurately. They’re only interested in advancing their leftist agenda,” Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, tweeted.

“This why ordinary people just kind of assume the media is lying or only telling part of the story in service to some ideological agenda. Almost every time, that’s exactly what’s happening,” The Federalist political editor John Daniel Davidson wrote.

“I would really love a Stelter or a Darcy to explain how stuff like this is… (Read more)

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