N.C. GOP disavows Yelton’s ‘Daily Show’ interview

(Charlotte Observer)  N.C. GOP officials scrambled Thursday to disavow a Buncombe County Republican whose racially tinged comments on “The Daily Show” rekindled a firestorm over the state’s new voting law. On Thursday afternoon, less than 24 hours after the broadcast, Don Yelton resigned as a member of the Buncombe County GOP executive committee. By then, however, videos of his appearance had gone viral. New York Magazine called it the “Most Baldly Racist ‘Daily Show’ Interview of All Time.”

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