“I have seen him go the extraordinary right because he thinks that’s the way he can get votes,” she posited, pining for his “active, moderate Democrat” days in the late 1980s.
While maintaining that she has never witnessed anything that would “clearly, overtly label him as a racist,” Johnson suggested the real issue was class, not race. “I think he is an elitist. I think he’s against poor people,” she argued.
Canseco laughed off the entire line of questioning, asserting, “He’s the furthest thing from being a racist.” (Rick Perry: flower child?)
Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.