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KKK endorses Obama

Posted by alifinmath on April 3, 2008

Found this:

Speaking from his Kentucky office in Dawson Springs, the Imperial Wizard exclaimed that anything or anyone is better than having that “crazy ass bitch” as President.

This is the first time in Klan history that any member of the KKK has ever publicly supported an African American candidate for the presidency.

“The boy’s gonna do it. My Klan group has donated up to $250,000 to the Obama fund. Anything is better than Hillary Clinton. Hell I’ll even adopt a black kid from Africa before I vote for Hillary.”

“A few years back we were lynching negroes. Now we’re gonna vote for one to be president of the US of motherfu**ing A, damn it! Anyone or anything is better than Hillary Clinton – anything!!”

It turns out this piece is satire but an awful lot of people fell for it. And it’s a measure of the times we live in that it almost sounds plausible. The Klan even had to put out an official denial:

Despite some rumors, the Ku Klux Klan is not endorsing Barack Obama for President.

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