Bil Browning

David Duke says Tea Party isn't racist: He should know

Filed By Bil Browning | October 22, 2010 12:30 PM | comments

Filed in: Media
Tags: David Duke, KKK, NAACP, racist Tea Party, Tea Party

You know things have gotten bad when white supremacist David Duke comes out to defend the Tea Party for being overwhelmingly racist. Completely unrelated, of course, comes news of a NAACP report that links the Tea Party to several white national group.

Don't mind the racist and anti-Jewish rant by the KKK member. I'm sure he knows what racism looks like better than the NAACP does. Right?

You won't believe this video. Have a puke bucket ready.

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The Tea Party will be a catastrophe if it manages to wield any significant amount of political influence in this country, so frankly, I'm not opposed to it getting a big heap of bad publicity in the guise of support from David Duke.

theflyingarab | October 22, 2010 5:23 PM

Anyone else find it odd that white supremacists like to refer to themselves as "European Americans"? Is that just a way of distancing themselves from the KKK?

...And don't they realize that the majority of American Jews Ashkenazi -- also European in origin? I don't get it.

And LOL at "greater individual freedoms" being a key component of tea party ideology. I guess we're all "free to choose" to be white, christian, male, straight, gender-conforming, middle class...

Also funny considering how little they respect those effete, snooty, soon-to-die-out Europeans.

I may not be the most astute political observer but to barrow an old saying, "if it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck, chances are it must be a duck." So when it comes to the Tea Party, I find if you use that measure of their stated intentions, it sounds a lot like a repackaged version of the KKK and the Neo-Nazi's. This is not to say we do not have a problem with Government in general no longer being receptive to the people it is to serve but is instead being sold off to big money interests that wish to shape laws to best suit their bottom line. That there are many who have pent up frustration about seeing that, but I do not see the current Tea Party offering a turn in the direction this country is supposed to be founded upon. To my mind they can put them in pricey suits, dress them up like normal people, use Wall Street spin tactics to sell them to the public, but they still are likely the same at the core. Apparently some believe Fascism by some other name may indeed smell sweet or at least be marketable.