Race is the unavoidable issue for many when it comes to Davis. And he has engaged on the issue recently, accusing the Obama campaign of using race for political advantage in a column for National Review. To HuffPost, Davis said the Obama campaign has wielded race "as a sword and a shield."
But he insisted his speech Tuesday night would not dwell on race. How, exactly?
"Very easy. Don't mention it," Davis said with a chuckle.