Often, Republicans who want to show their great love of diversity will hire one of the nine Black Republicans the GOP has assembled out of bumper stickers and crazy to stand next to them and say nice things.
And these kit-built, store-bought Black Republicans work pretty well. They walk. They wave. And most importantly, they tell cranky, old, white Fox News bumpkins exactly what they want to hear. Unfortunately, building actual, three-dimensional Black Republicans is costly and time-consuming, and there are never enough to go around, which means that paying full freight for the Full Black Republican Experience can be an expensive proposition.
Which may be why Tom Corbett decided to go cheap and get himself one of those less expensive, more two-dimensional, Black Republican supporters:
And everything was going great...until someone at BuzzFeed noticed that Mr. Corbett's lone, cheerful Black supporter sure looked a helluva lot like a certain Shutterstock photo...