Michigan KKK Member Protests Obama Election

On the day after Obama’s election, Michigan Ku Klux Klan member Randy Gray took to the streets to protest Obama’s election and what Gray sees as the “oppression” of white people.

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Randy Gray–a Midland, Michigan member of the Ku Klux Klan and a Republican Party precinct delegate–took to the streets of Midland to protest the election of Democrat Barack Obama.

According to various reports in the corporate media, Gray was standing at an intersection dressed in Klan robes while carrying an American flag. The police were called when Gray refused to leave the property of a local car dealership. After talking with Gray–and reviewing the permit for the handgun that he was carrying–they concluded that he was “harmless” and that there was nothing he can do.

News reports featured a few quotes from Gray, who said:

“white people feel more oppressed. We’re told as white people we can’t have any organizations. We’re ruled by communists. … I can’t allow my country to be ruined. It is not just about Barack Obama, it goes deeper than that. If I have to be the last man standing, why not?”

Earlier this year, Gray was active in the Ron Paul presidential campaign. He was dismissed once it became public that he was a member of the Ku Klux Klan.

Unfortunately, while the media and the police determined that Gray was “harmless” the same cannot be said for the racist right that he is politically aligned with. Shortly before the election, two white supremacists were arrested for allegedly planning to assassinate Barack Obama following a racially motivated killing spree. The two men were members of the Supreme White Alliance, a skinhead group active in the Midwest and the Upper South.

Author: mediamouse

Grand Rapids independent media // mediamouse.org