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Thu Jan 1, 2015, 02:29 PM Jan 2015

Five ways to know you’re speaking to white supremacists [View all]

And other useful tips for Steve Scalise and budding politicians everywhere


There was a simpler time in America, a time when racists wore white hoods and carried torches, when Nazis wore swastikas and a skinhead could shave his scalp without being mistaken for a metrosexual. But those days are long behind us. Now, apparently, white supremacists hold conferences with guest speakers and video hookups to their colleagues overseas, kind of like a Davos for the intellectually vacant.

There are no hard and fast rules, of course, but let’s consider a few useful guidelines for knowing when you’ve got a problem, just in case you’re thinking about a career in national politics.

1. The group was founded by David Duke.
2. Banners that say things like “White Power” hang from the ceiling.
3. The name of the group is the European-American Unity and Rights Organization.
4. The hotel hosting the event is ashamed.
5. No one actually cares about your tax stand.

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Yep libodem Jan 2015 #1
Weird?... czarjak Jan 2015 #2
ironic libodem Jan 2015 #3
This is a very good article libodem Jan 2015 #4
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