Yes, this is real. Yes, this is 2014. Yes, that is an untouched picture. Yes, the sardonic hicks of hatred known as the Ku Klux Klan have decided to get back on the campaign trail because membership may be a little low these days.
And so this loosely fit flyer made in Publisher because the economy was delivered across an Oconee County subdivision of northwestern South Carolina. Inside, was a candy cane and some family friendly paraphernalia reading “Save Our Land, Join the Klan.”
The only #PRFail that we can consider is that there are still people like this allowed to breed. Other than that, FOX Carolina found a couple of other things slightly entertaining about this disturbing story.
First, the phone number that led to an automated message discussing KKK efforts against illegal immigration.
A voicemail message picked up when someone dials the “Klan Hotline” listed on the paper. It starts with, “Be a man join the Klan! Illegal immigration is destroying America,” discusses immigration concerns and ends with, “always remember if it ain’t white, it ain’t right. White power.”
Oh, cute. They made a rhyme. I wonder if there are any rappers in South Carolina who would like to give them a call? Second, some dolt with the local chapter of the Klan 666 called back for a quote.
Robert Jones, who identifies himself as the Imperial Klaiff of the Loyal White Knights, shared that the candy bags were a part of the “Klan’s recruiting efforts, which are held three times a year.” Jones also said that illegal immigration is his chapter’s primary focus. His chapter is planning a North Carolina protest against illegal immigration, which will include a cross burning, on August 9.
Too bad Jadeavon Clowney isn’t still playing for the University of South Carolina. I’m sure he would have something sweet to share with them, not quite candy, but it would still cause a grown man to lose some teeth.