Skip to comments.Does a Photo Show Joe Biden With the ‘Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan’?
Posted on 06/28/2019 8:51:47 PM PDT by conservative98
Claim A photograph shared on social media in June 2019 showed former Vice President Joe Biden with the Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan.
Mostly False About this rating What's True The 2008 photograph shows Biden with Robert Byrd, a West Virginia senator who was during the 1940s a member and organizer for the Ku Klux Klan.
What's False Byrd was never "Grand Wizard" of the Ku Klux Klan
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Biden with Grand wizard Of KKK. So who again is playing you, lying to you, using you for the votes, Creators of the KKK, opposed civil right of blacks. Yup that's the Democratic Party. pic.twitter.com/i5N4AN9Vb8— UnclePhilly (@unclephilly) June 26, 2019
Byrd wasnt a Grand Wizard. He was an Exalted Cyclops.
Good grief. Give up the fake history. Robert Byrd had abandoned any connection with the KKK decades before that picture was taken and he was never a “Grand Wizard” anyway.
This recent hobby of trying to outdo the Left at playing pin the tail on the racist is a truly stupid development.
The Democrats will be the very first to eviscerate someone for something they said or did decades ago, even if they've conducted themselves well since then. They don't care.
That's right. And an Exalted Cyclops was the local Klan leader (not a leader, but the leader). It was a big-shot position.
So yeah, Byrd was not just some guy sitting in the back row of a Klan meeting. He was running the meeting. Funny how Democrats never seem to mention that.
I thought it was “Grand Kleagle” or some such thing?
He was Grand Cyclops. Not wizzard. And Hillary’s mentor. It shows the double standard. So I say keep bringing it up.
Didn’t he also hold Grand Kleagle office?
Hillary Clinton June 28, 2010: Today our country has lost a true American original, my friend and mentor Robert C. Byrd.
Byrd was a recruiter for the KKK WHEN THE KKK WAS A POWERFUL AND DANGEROUS ORGANIZATION THAT BULLIED AND MURDERED BLACK CITIZENS.]
The KKK today is a powerless bunch of losers. Yet to see liberals freak out you’d think the KKK was like it was when democrats ran it...
Anyone who supports Planned Parenthood may as well be in the Klan.
> Robert Byrd had abandoned any connection with the KKK decades before that picture was taken and he was never a Grand Wizard anyway. <
As others have noted, Byrd was an Exalted Cyclops. That’s a pretty big deal (see my post #8). So I must respectfully disagree with you.
Suppose some Republican had wandered into a Klan meeting by mistake or out of curiosity. The media would NEVER forgive that. Well, Byrd didn’t just wander into a Klan meeting. He was actually running the Klan meeting.
You’ve got to be a pretty hard-core racist to be doing that.
Oh, and one more thing. Byrd left the Klan not because he saw the light. He left because he realized that being in the Klan would be harmful politically.
Is being an exalted cyclops like being the Grand Poobah of the loyal order of Water Buffaloes?
And plenty of Republican politicians in the upper Midwest and the far West supported the Klan in the late 19teens and 1920s. So use your CAPs shouting on someone as butt-ignorant as you are, it works better that way.
> It shows the double standard. So I say keep bringing it up. <
I agree 100%. See my post #15. If statues of Robert E. Lee must come down, then Byrd must be erased as well. Fair is fair.
“This recent hobby of trying to outdo the Left at playing pin the tail on the racist is a truly stupid development.”
Nope, sorry, we now play BY THEIR RULES, just as Trump does.
No more ‘high road’.
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