A North Carolina newspaper meant to chastise Republican Vernon Robinson when it declared: "Jesse Helms is back! This time, he's black."

Now that quote has become Mr. Robinson's campaign slogan as he battles seven other 5th District congressional candidates in the July 20 Republican primary........

Whole article: http://www.washtimes.com/national/20040413...21701-4791r.htm

Honestly, I don't know much about Jessie Helms, other than Jesse Jackson hated him......a lot. I also know he was known as a staunch conservative (although he got much less staunch in the decade of the 90's) :o

The more I read about Vernon Robinson, the more I like. I would hope the GOP supporters in N.Carolina will have no problem voting for him if they think he's the best candidate. Last thing we need is more fake Republicans in congress. This man seems to be legit.