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Blaming the Klan on modern Democrats is like blaming the Unabomber on the Montana Territory

Mar 01, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

Among the few points of agreement among members of the two major political parties is that the Ku Klux Klan is bad. This has not always been an agreed-upon position - for years, the Klan actively endorsed political candidates - and it's not a uniformly held position by everyone in either party. But as a general rule, the Klan is a mutually agreed-upon bad thing.

What that means, though, is that the Klan is also then used as a way of disparaging political opponents. For example, there's thi...