1. THE BEST OF RACISM: David Duke Endorses Former Black Panther’s Congressional Run.

    David Duke – former Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan – has endorsed former Black Panther Charles Barron in the latter’s run to represent Brooklyn’s 8th Congressional district. Duke, who is from Louisiana and would seemingly have little to do with New York politics, has even shot an 8-minute video declaring his support for Barron based on the candidate’s historically anti-Israel stance. In a bizarre statement that boggles the mind, Duke characterizes Barron’s opponent, Hakeem Jeffries, as “a black activist who is a bought and paid for Zionist Uncle Tom.” Because, as everyone knows, there’s nothing white supremacists hate more than… “Uncle Toms”?!? The morbidly curious can watch Duke’s endorsement video, after the jump…

    [via The Grio ; image via WNYC ; upload props: New York Observer]

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