The Ku Klux Klan officially endorses Donald Trump for president

The Republican candidate has yet to reject the endorsement

Christopher Hooton
Wednesday 02 November 2016 09:54 GMT

KKK newspaper The Crusader, the voice of “The Few, The Proud, The Fed Up” and the exclusively alabaster, has made it official.

“Make America Great Again” its front page howls, atop an editorial piece endorsing the Republican candidate and discussing its feeling of alienation in a “new” America.

“We are living among people who have been disconnected from the spirit, values, morals and faiths of our forefathers,” it whines, adding that “America was great not because of what our forefathers did - but because of who our forefathers were. America was founded as a White Christian Republic."

The Crusader is the paper of choice for the KKK and White Christian racists across America. The front page was written by Pastor Thomas Robb, national director of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, and the edition links to several KKK sites and features fan letters from Klan supporters in the police.

Trump is unlikely to be fervently tweeting about this endorsement but has also yet to reject it.

Ronal Reagan previously renounced the KKK’s support, saying: “Those of us in public life can only resent the use of our names by those who seek political recognition for the repugnant doctrines of hate they espouse.”

Asked in July whether he would vote against former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, who has also backed Trump and is running for Senate, Trump said: “I guess.”

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