George Allen - Controversies

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In August of 2006, Senator Allen was speaking at a campaign rally during his first re-election bid to the Virginia Senate seat. All of his events were being filmed by a volunteer for a competitor. During the speech, Senator Allen points out the volunteer and notes that his campaign will be run on positive ideas and not during things like this. He refers to the man filming as "Macaca," and seems to indicate that he knew his name at a previous time, but has forgotten it.rnAfter the video ...