• Former KKK Leader Makes Endorsement in 80% Minority District

    Charles Barron is a Brooklyn politician who considers Robert Mugabe a freedom fighter, holds up Muammar Qaddafi as a hero, and gives good quotes, such as, "I want to go up to the closest white person and say, 'You can't understand this, it's a black thing.' And then, slap him just for my mental health."

    His opponent in the Democratic primary for the congressional seat being vacated by Ed Towns is Hakeem Jeffries, a liberal state assemblyman enjoying the overwhelming support of New York's Democratic establishment.

    Naturally, the constituents of the newly drawn 8th congressional district — 53% of whom are black and 20% Hispanic — have been waiting with baited breath for the endorsement decision of the Grand Douchebag of the Ku Klux Klan David Duke. It seems like a difficult decision, since both candidates are black Democrats with left-of-center views, but only one of them is a horrible anti-Semite, so the Black Panther it was

    Former KKK Grand Wizard and member of the Louisiana Legislature David Duke released a video yesterday endorsing Charles Barron in his race for Brooklyn's 8th Congressional district against Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries. Mr. Barron, a member of the City Council and former member of the Black Panther Party who, over the years, has made a series of controversial statements against Israel and in support of African dictators Muammar Qaddafi. He would seem to be an odd choice for a self-described "white nationalist" like Mr. Duke, but in the video, Mr. Duke explains that he thinks Mr. Jeffries has "sold his soul to the international Zio-bankers" while Mr. Barron’s strong past criticisms of Israel outweigh their other differences.

    This is one of those "only in America" things, right? I think Dr. King envisioned this moment, when Grand Wizards of the Klan would join hands with unreformed black nationalists and sit at the table of brotherhood, discussing how much they hate Jews.

    Unfortunately for Barron, the word of a Klan leader carries as much positive weight in east Brooklyn as Adolf Hitler's ghost endorsement carries in the Israeli Knesset, but at least we know that after thousands of years, Jews still have the ability to bring bigots together.

    Tags: House of Representatives, Jewish, New York, New York City, Racism


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