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Bill Clinton Was Caught Defending the KKK, and Liberals Were Totally Cool With It

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In order to falsely accuse President Trump of racism and bigotry, the mainstream media is forced to ignore some actual racism and bigotry on the part of their favorite Democratic figures. Well, perhaps not outright racism, but definitely racism by association, which is precisely what the media’s trying to pin on Trump. So, why is it that CNN and the like will try to find the tiniest shred of evidence, real or perceived, linking Trump to white supremacists, but simply turns a blind eye to Bill Clinton publicly defending a known KKK member? Because that’s exactly what Clinton did several years ago when he stood by the late Sen. Robert Byrd (D-WV) over the latter’s membership in the Ku Klux Klan Former President Bill Clinton explained the late Sen. Robert Byrd’s (D-W.V.) membership in the Ku Klux Klan Friday by claiming Byrd was simply trying to get elected. Speaking at Byrd’s funeral in Charleston today, Clinton seemed to criticize newspaper eulogies that dwelled on Byrd’s association with the Klan. “They mention that he once had a fleeting association with the Ku Klux Klan, and what does that mean? I’ll tell you what it means,” Clinton said. “He was a country boy from the hills and hollows of West Virginia. He was trying to get elected. And maybe he did something he shouldn’t have done, and he spent the rest of his life making it up. And that’s what a good person does. There are no perfect people. There certainly are no perfect politicians.”