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Now comes a spot from Les Phillip, a black Republican hoping to unseat Democrat-turned-Republican Rep. Parker Griffith. The ad sets up a contrast between Phillip and President Obama, who Phillip says "fell in with left-wing radicals," "played with terrorists," and "allowed his America-hating pastor to baptize his children."
Philip says in the spot that while he loves America, "President Obama is ashamed of it." He says he wants to stop Mr. Obama from "destroying our nation."
In a comment seemingly designed to address the concerns of charges of racism against the Tea Party movement, Philips adds, "and they're not going to call me a racist."
The spot closes with a shot of Philips in a National Rifle Association baseball cap.