Democratic operative Kathy Groob tweeted a handful of racist tweets about Senator McConnell’s wife. Outrage ensued and Groob apologized and then deleted her Twitter account. Fox News reports:

A Democratic operative deleted her Twitter account Monday following a series of what some called racist remarks about Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s wife, Elaine Chao.

Chao, former U.S. Labor Secretary under President George W. Bush, is Asian.

Kathy Groob, who describes herself as an “advocate for women in politics,” sent a series of tweets related to Chao at a political event Saturday.

According to WKMS, Groob sent the tweets in response to comments McConnell made at the event, in which he referred to his wife as “the only Kentucky woman who served in a president’s cabinet.”

Following widespread criticism from her own party, Groob later apologized for her “poor choice of words” and deleted her Twitter account.

The tweets that started it all:

Kathy Groob Tweets Elaine Chao Asian not KY

This isn’t the first time Chao has suffered racist attacks. “A liberal group came under fire last year for attacking Chao’s ethnicity, fulminating that she could be the reason why Kentuckians’ jobs “moved to China.”  Chao is from Taiwan,” Guy Benson writes. 

Groobs racist tweets attacking a woman didn’t help McConnell’s challenger, Alison Lundergan Grimes who’s constantly droning on with the “war on women” mantra. Hot Air summarizes:

Reports that Democrats are abandoning their demagogic ‘war on women’ trope must come as news to Sen. Mitch McConnell, whose Democratic opponent has flooded Kentucky’s airwaves with ads that essentially accuse him of favoring violence against women.  Alison Lundergan Grimes has repeated this attack on the campaign trail in an unsubtle bid to open up a decisive gender gap that has yet to materialize, according to a recent poll.  McConnell’s campaign is up with a response ad starring McConnell’s wife, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao:

 

It should also be noted, as the Washington Free Beacon pointed out, that Lundergan Grime’s father owns a restaurant that caters to menfolk. Menu items include, “Charlotte’s Rack,” a plate of ribs named after his wife. Not in the mood for ribs? No problem, there’s always “Abby’s Hugh Jass” burger, named after his daughter. Seems like Lundergan Grime’s has this war on women thing mastered.