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Defying the Odds

Defying the Odds
New book about the 2016 election.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Echoing An Anti-Goldwater Ad, Clinton Video Links Trump to the KKK

A video released Thursday by Hillary Clinton’s campaign makes the case that Donald Trump is the candidate of racists, white supremacists and neo-Nazis.
“The reason a lot of Klan members like Donald Trump is because a lot of what he believes, we believe in,” a robed man identified as the Imperial Wizard of the Rebel Brigade Knights of the Ku Klux Klan says at the top of the video, followed by images of a Confederate flag fluttering in the wind, Trump waving after a speech, and a man performing a Hitler salute at what appears to be a Trump rally.



In 1964, the LBJ campaign produced a similar ad, but decided not to air it because it went too far.