In an interview with MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell recently, New York Democrat Charlie Rangel claimed that Republicans are the party of the KKK. The truth of course, is that the KKK was started by the Democrat party.
Shouldn’t an elected representative know a little more about American history?
The Washington Free Beacon reported:
Rangel: Republicans Are the Party of the Ku Klux Klan
Rangel, a supporter of Hillary Clinton, said the country was seeing the dissolution of the Republican Party with its current inner strife.
“We are seeing the end of the Republican Party as we know it, a party that has the Ku Klux Klan, has the Tea Party, the Freedom Party, and this used to be the Party of Lincoln, and we’re seeing it fall apart,” Rangel said.
The racist organization was founded in the Reconstruction era by southern whites, many of whom were Democrats, and it committed acts of murder, intimidation and other violence against blacks. While the organization still exists, its numbers are greatly depleted compared to its heyday.
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Expect more wild and false accusations of racism from the left between now and November.
It’s all they’ve got.