If there was ever a reason to press the Scalise scandal even harder, here it is: former KKK leader, Louisiana state legislator, and infamous white nationalist David Duke told Fusion.net that he has a lot more friends who are politicians –and is willing to offer names if politicians “throw Steve Scalise to the woods.”
Calling the amount of attention he and Scalise were receiving “insane,” he asked why Scalise is “being singled out”,” because “He was just going [to the EURO conference], obviously, to tell voters about some of his initiatives on some tax matters. That’s what it’s all about. And I think it’s insane, this whole process.”
He added a vaguely masked threat:
If Scalise is going to be crucified — if Republicans want to throw Steve Scalise to the woods, then a lot of them better be looking over their shoulders.
Duke also noted that all the charges of racism against him are the produce of the media’s “zionist” and “tribalist” mentality, calling the rush to condemn Scalise for his association with EURO (European-American Unity and Rights Organization) “all bullshit.” He added that he’s “grown up” and that he now knows “who the real racists are.”
His website echoes these claims, noting that “the Zio media lies about [Duke] constantly” because “he is the only major American political figure who dares to stand up the real ultra-racists who control America and Israel, the Jewish supremacists.”
An SPLC report notes that EURO is little more than a “paper tiger” for Duke, and is a way for him to shill his speaking engagements and writings of the “Zionist Globalism” plot to take over the world.