Media Manufactures Outrage Over Irrelevant KKK Newsletter Endorsing Trump

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Alex Pfeiffer White House Correspondent
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More people claim alien abduction then membership in the Ku Klux Klan, but that didn’t stop a variety of large outlets to devoting coverage to a small quarterly KKK newspaper’s support of Donald Trump.

The Crusader’s support of Trump was reported two weeks ago by Salon, but Tuesday and Wednesday The Washington Post, NBC, MSNBC, The Los Angeles Times, The Hill, CNN, and The Associated Press all covered the editorial praising Trump and the Trump campaign denouncing the Klan’s support.

MSNBC has in fact devoted coverage all week so far to the KKK newspaper’s support of Trump. Rachel Maddow covered it extensively on her show Monday night and Wednesday morning, when interviewing retired Army Lt. General Michael Flynn, MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle devoted a whole part of the interview to the newspaper’s editorial.

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These outlets did not cover Communist Party USA chairman John Bachtell endorsing Hillary Clinton.