Priebus Denounces David Duke’s ‘Hateful Bigotry,’ Gets the Responses You Would Expect


David Duke is running for Senate, and lots of Republicans are denouncing him and his bigotry. RNC Chair Reince Priebus finally spoke out today to make it clear no one will be supporting his campaign or “hateful bigotry”:

Now, the only problem with that is that his party nominated Donald Trump this week, who has engaged in what lots of people (Republicans included) have denounced as racist behavior.

Now, obviously, Trump is not on the same level of bigotry as the former grand wizard of the KKK, but Priebus still got the following responses for drawing the line:

Priebus also said yesterday, “David Duke’s record as a career hate-monger in no way fits with our commitment to being the Party of the open door.”

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