Georgia gubernatorial candidate and former state Rep. Vernon Jones (R) dropped some incendiary language in a Wednesday interview on Eric Bolling’s Newsmax show, taking aim at targets including CNN, MSNBC, President Joe Biden, and Democrats at large.
Jones, who served as a Democrat in the Georgia House of Representatives for 12 years between 1993 and 2021, became a Republican in when he endorsed President Donald Trump in 2020, and is presently running to unseat incumbent Gov. Brian Kemp (R) in 2022. He started the nearly five-minute interview with Bolling by talking about “White liberals” and MSNBC’s Joy Reid, telling the unflappable Newsmax host, “They’ll go and get Blacks as their agent provocateurs to attack Blacks, like Joy Reid.”
She became “demeaning when she started saying ‘Sister’ and