Huffington Post Slam of Ted Cruz Accidentally Proves Him Right
by Tom Knighton at PJMedia:
“Former presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz knows how to ruffle the Left’s feathers. While blasting the Democrats for their claims that Attorney General Jeff Sessions is racist, Cruz pointed out that claims of racism and actual racism have always been the bread and butter of the American left.
Cruz cited the Dixiecrats, the Southern Democrats who vehemently opposed desegregation, as evidence of the Democratic Party’s racist roots. Hilariously, the Huffington Post went on the defensive:
However, historians say the KKK and its founding had nothing to do with what Cruz called the “modern Democratic Party.”
PolitiFact looked into the accusation when it came up in 2013 and called it false.
The KKK was indeed made up largely of Democrats in the South after the Civil War, as most whites in the South were Democrats, but it was not started by the party, historians told the website………” Please read on below: