Or maybe it hasn't pulled it. There are conflicting reports.
In the ad, a white woman with blonde hair and bare shoulders looks into the camera and whispers, ''Harold, call me,'' and then winks -- an implicit appeal to racial fears about black men and white women if there ever was one.
As one pundit noted, the ad makes the infamous Willie Horton ad "seem like child's play."
As you may have gathered, Ford is black and is trying to become the first black elected to the Senate from the South since Reconstruction.