Brooklyn Candidate Is Sorry About That Bizarrely Racist Typo

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The Romney campaign took some flak earlier this summer for making several spelling errors, but at least they only invented the meme-friendly term "Amercia" rather than a word that sounds fairly racist. Last week Assembly candidate Ben Akselrod sent residents of Sheepshead Bay a mailer stating that his opponent has “allowed crime to go up over 50% in our negrohood so far this year.” The Daily News reports that on Wednesday Akselrod apologized and insisted it was just a typo, saying he rejects “any form of racial and ethnic bias.” It's just like typing "teh," except the letters are nowhere near those in "neighborhood" on the keyboard.