Some Lines Just Can’t Be Crossed

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According to testimony at his failed 1986 confirmation hearing, during a Klan prosecution during the time he was US Attorney in Alabama, now-Senator Jeff Sessions had an interesting view on just when the KKK went too far.

Sessions told colleagues that he “‘used to think they [the Klan] were OK’ until he found out some of them were ‘pot smokers.'”

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