Last night, in a vile and violent display of white supremacist pride, a group of tiki torch wielding racists took to the streets in Charlottesville, Virginia to express their racist hatred.
Many have observed how President Trump stoked the flames of violent bigotry and used it as a vehicle to reach the White House, but despite the obvious case, Trump fans reject the assertion. Or at least they did.
Last night, David Duke — whose Wikipedia entry describes him as a “white nationalist, politician, antisemitic conspiracy theorist, Holocaust denier, convicted felon, and former Imperial Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan” — admitted the truth. (Video below.)
In the below video, posted to Twitter by Vanity Fair’s Joanna Robinson, the former KKK leader makes perfectly clear that the groundswell of overt, white supremacist hate has everything to do with Donald Trump, and they are proud of it:
— Joanna Robinson (@jowrotethis) August 12, 2017