“I am overjoyed to see Donald Trump and most Americans embrace most of the issues that I have championed for years,” says Former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke in a video announcement of his plans to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana today, the day after he came out in praise of Trump’s Republican nominee acceptance speech. Among other white-supremacist things the famous white-supremacist said are:
I believe in equal rights for all and respect for all Americans. However, what makes me different is I also demand respect for the rights and heritage of European Americans... Thousands of special interest groups stand up for African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, Jewish-Americans, etc. etc. The fact is that European-Americans need at least one man in the United States Senate, one man in the Congress, who will represent their rights and heritage.
But that’s not all. Duke said “America First” first. Oh, and the immigrants! Duke is going to stop those immigrants that are doing a “racial and ethnic cleansing of people whose forefathers created America.”
Duke is seeking the open seat vacated by Republican David Vitter, the AP reports. He has previously served one term in the Louisiana’s House of Representatives, served time in prison for tax and mail fraud, and hasn’t run for office since 1999. But he’s been very inspired lately. And so, here we are.