David Duke

David Duke is a white supremacist and antisemite who has been actively spreading hate for over 40 years. Duke is a founder of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan and was instrumental in the Klan resurgence of the 1970s. He is most well known for having been elected to a single term as state representative in Louisiana in 1989, and for unsuccessful election campaigns for U.S. Senate in 1990 and governor of Louisiana in 1991 in which nevertheless garnered a high number of votes. Duke has authored books, hosted a radio program that invites antisemites and bigots to his platform and pioneered the effort of the far right to camouflage racist ideas in social issues like affirmative action and immigration.

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