Spike Lee Compares David Duke’s Favorite President’s Administration to the KKK

BlacKkKlansman director Spike Lee sees a lot of similarities between the Ku Klux Klan and today’s administration, specifically around fear-mongering and coded rhetoric (see: the origins of Trump’s popular slogan- “America first.”)

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“Historically, “America First” was used by the Klan in the 1920's against immigrants,” said Lee. “This stuff is not new ... it’s just been recycled.”

In a recent interview, Lee also mentions the importance of voting in the upcoming midterms and why he doesn’t call Trump the president but instead as “Agent Orange.”

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See the full interview above.

Video Producer @ The Root

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justjennie1
justjennie

Duke looks like the joker when he put on a ton of foundation to cover up his joker face. Did he get dunked in a vat of acid?

Aside, prince at the end of the movie 💔