Former Louisiana Democrat Congressman and failed Republican Presidential candidate David Duke is seriously considering stepping back into the political circle according to Yahoo News.
I’m a conservative, and I hate trash like this. Everyone regardless of “race” size or shape should have equal rights. I call out racist Democrats like Al Sharpton and Louis Farrakhan, so Duke faces my ire today. This guy should not even be allowed to run for office since he been proven to have ties with a domestic terrorist organization.
From Yahoo News:
Former grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan David Duke announced on Friday that he would run for a US Senate seat in Louisiana, pointing to the presidential campaign of Republican candidate Donald Trump as evidence that the national mood had swung in favor of policies he has long espoused.
“I believe my time has come,” he said, according to the Associated Press. “The people of this country, the patriotic, decent, God-fearing people of this country are now right with me.”
In February, Mr. Duke endorsed Mr. Trump, who for several days balked at issuing a public rejection of Duke’s support, causing consternation from the national political mainstream. On Friday, just a day after the Republican Party handed Trump the presidential nomination, Duke sought to link his campaign’s themes to those emphasized by the real estate mogul, such as trade, military action abroad, and immigration.
“I’m overjoyed to see Donald Trump and most Americans embrace most of the issues I’ve championed for years,” he said in a video.
Republican leaders in Louisiana issued a statement distancing the party from Duke, calling him a “hate-filled fraud” and saying they would “play an active role in opposing” his candidacy.
“David Duke’s history of hate marks a dark stain on Louisiana’s past and has no place in our current conversation,” Roger Villere, the GOP’s Louisiana chairman, said in the statement.
The National Republican Senatorial Committee echoed the sentiment, writing that Duke “will not have the support of the NRSC under any circumstance.”
I put him and Al Sharpton in the same racist category but on different sides of the fence.
The difference is conservatives reject Duke. Liberals love Sharpton. Duke was a state Democratic congressman throughout the 1980s and ran in 1988 Democratic presidential primary. He switched parties and ran as a Republican presidential primary in 1992. Neither party would have him. However, the KKK was started, and still is, Democratic in nature.
Do you think Duke has a chance to win and rejoin the political side of the tracks or should he stay out and just go away? Share your voice below in the comment section. Help support conservative news and views by sharing this post on Facebook and Twitter.