There’s little doubt the Ku Klux Klan had no idea what they were crossing when they threatened African-American protesters in Ferguson.
What started with a well-earned unmasking of the KKK quickly turned into an attack on their website when Anonymous jumped in the fray. In the wake of the unmasking, a KKK group warned members not to identify themselves on social media, all the while harassing Liberal America writer Tiffany Willis. While Willis filed a complaint with the FBI over the harassment, Anonymous stepped up the digital war against the KKK, dropping the Free Americans Community forums.
Then, #OpKKK turned its attention to a different target:
That tweet, by the way, was posted on the KKK’s Twitter account — a Twitter account that #OpKKK hacked on Sunday. By all accounts, the account remains hacked, since this is a current (as of this writing, late Sunday evening) screen shot:
The beauty of this is really in the tweets that the KKK issued, presumably in the lead up to the hacking:
Someone might want to inform them that they’re a bit out of their depth on this one. Of course, this is the 21st century, not the 19th, so they were out of their depth from the beginning and have been for almost 200 years.