Most folks are semi-aware of the late Sen. Byrds’ connections to the Ku Klux Klan, but it seems those roots run deep among the Democrats. It was the Democrats, after all, who created the Klan in the post-Civil War period termed Reconstruction.
Today there is an article in the Charlotte Observer about the Democrat party disowning two of their own for their active racial activities.
But it’s the video where he casually talks about “shooting” and starving black South Africans – and kidnapping the country’s president – that caught the attention of people who track white supremacists.
Hollar, who is running for the N.C. Senate from Catawba County, is one of two Democratic candidates whom state party officials have taken the unusual step of denouncing.The other is Carrol Crawford, a former Ku Klux Klan leader once convicted of burning a cross in Charlotte. He’s running for Rowan County commissioner.
When a reporter called him back, Hollar said, “I believe in (Republican presidential candidate) Ron Paul. … OK, you just need to stop calling me.”