For messages Clinton can’t deliver, campaign taps surrogates

Rep. Bennie Thompson came armed with gifts — and a message.

The congressman from the Mississippi delta sauntered into four barber shops on Sunday to stump for Hillary Clinton, offering prospective voters campaign signage, a photo of Clinton standing next to a younger Barack Obama in Unity, New Hampshire, and a warning for what happens if Clinton doesn’t win the Democratic nomination.

“They don’t want Mexicans, they don’t want Muslims,” the African-American Democratic congressman said about Republicans. “You know who is next, right?”