From the department of unhelpful things…
In an October 20th video posted on his Youtube channel, former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke expressed support for the Occupy Wall Street movement — or, as he calls it, the “Occupy Zionist Wall Street” movement.
“The Zionist media has their paid whores condemning the demonstrations across America against these criminal banks,” says Duke, citing Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity and Bill O’Reilly as specific examples.
“I cheer the men and women in the streets condemning the international banks that hold America hostage.”
The “controlled conservatives…on mainstream media,” as Duke calls them, don’t seem too upset. Not if we’re judging by a tweet from the Drudge Report Friday morning linking to the story.
Indeed elements of the conservative establishment have been eager to paint the Occupy Wall Street movement as little more than anti-Semitic riffraff. One can easily imagine “Dr. Duke” soon being used in an ad belittling the protests.
For the record, Duke, who served one term in the Louisiana House of Representatives in the early ’90s, is a Republican.
You can see the (incredibly offensive) video here.