Hillary Clinton delivered a speech in Reno, Nevada today in which she tried to paint Donald Trump as bigoted and sexist (she even tried to pin the “birther” movement on her GOP opponent).
One name Clinton mentioned is David Duke:
Trump refused to disavow the support of David Duke, a notorious former leader of the Ku Klux Klan. https://t.co/PD8bNwuS3c
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) August 25, 2016
James Woods spotted a reason Hillary might not want to go that route:
— James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) August 25, 2016
— paul booth (@paulbooth6969) August 25, 2016
Oddly missing from much discussion about race in this election year is Bill and Hillary Clinton’s association with late Democratic U.S. Senator Robert Byrd, who was in the 1940’s a Kleagle in the Ku Klux Klan.
At the West Virginia senator’s memorial service, Bill Clinton tried to explain away Byrd’s past:
— JustinME (@Jeschert) August 25, 2016
Don’t expect Hillary to ever mention this association. If any reporters try to ask they’ll quickly be distracted with chocolates.