Elections

Pastor Warren Stewart Supporter Cloves Campbell Calls Stewart's Political Opponent a "House Negro"

It's getting downright dirty in the race for a District 8 seat on the Phoenix City Council.

In the latest round of mud-slinging, one of the candidates is accused of going to Scottsdale for dinner, stopping at random Starbucks for caffeinated beverages, and even going to happy hour with "new friends."

These, um, shocking allegations were leveled at an unnamed District 8 candidate by Cloves Campbell, Jr. in an editorial published in his newspaper, the Arizona Informant.

Oh, and he also alleges the candidate's a "house Negro." Which really is shocking.

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