Alabama Newspaper Advocates For ‘The Ku Klux Klan To Night Ride Again’

383374 02: A Klansman raises his left arm during a "white power" chant at a Ku Klux Klan rally December 16, 2000 in Skokie, IL. A Wisconsin chapter of the Ku Klux Klan held a "White Pride Rally" on the steps of the C... 383374 02: A Klansman raises his left arm during a "white power" chant at a Ku Klux Klan rally December 16, 2000 in Skokie, IL. A Wisconsin chapter of the Ku Klux Klan held a "White Pride Rally" on the steps of the Cook County Courthouse located in Skokie, a suburb northwest of Chicago. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Newsmakers) MORE LESS
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February 19, 2019 9:57 a.m.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A small Alabama newspaper is advocating for the resurgence of America’s most feared white supremacist terrorist organization, the Ku Klux Klan.

An editorial published last week by The Democrat-Reporter of Linden, Alabama, begins with the line: “Time for the Ku Klux Klan to night ride again.”

The editorial says Democrats and “Democrats in the Republican Party” are plotting to raise taxes in Alabama, so the Klan should raid the “gated communities” where they live.

The editor and publisher of the paper, Goodloe Sutton, tells the Montgomery Advertiser that he wrote the Feb. 14 opinion piece and stands by it.

During an interview, Sutton suggested lynchings as a way to clean up Washington. Sutton also questioned whether the KKK is violent, saying it “didn’t kill but a few people.”

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