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An Alabama newspaper editor called for mass lynchings and for the KKK to return and 'clean out DC'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The editor of a local Alabama newspaper called for the resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan, so that they could lynch Washington, DC, lawmakers en masse.
Goodloe Sutton wrote an editorial last week urging the KKK to "night ride again," while accusing politicians of conspiring to raise taxes.
When confronted about the editorial by a Montgomery Advertiser reporter, Sutton said he wanted the Klan to "go up there and clean out D.C." and "get the hemp ropes out, loop them over a tall limb and hang all of them."
Student journalists at Auburn University highlighted Sutton's comments, and unearthed a...
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Editor of Alabama newspaper calls for the Ku Klux Klan to 'night ride again'

Editor of Alabama newspaper calls for the Ku Klux Klan to 'night ride again'

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

The editorial appeared in the Democrat-Reporter, a newspaper in the small city of Linden.
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Alabama newspaper editor calls for return of the Ku Klux Klan, lynching

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

Alabama lawmakers are calling for the resignation of a small-town newspaper editor who published an editorial calling for the Ku Klux Klan to return and “night ride again.”
The Feb. 14 editorial in the weekly Democrat-Reporter in the west Alabama town of Linden called for the KKK to act against “Democrats in the Republican Party and Democrats” for “plotting to raise taxes in Alabama.”
The Democrat-Reporter back at it again with things you'd never thought you'd see published anymore. pic.twitter.com/i5b7gKD1SC
- Mikayla Burns February 18, 2019
When contacted by the Montgomery Advertiser...
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Alabama Newspaper Editor Calls for Klan to “Ride Again” to “Clean out D.C.”

1 month ago   |   By Slate

The editor of a small-town Alabama newspaper called for the Ku Klux Klan to “ride again” and lynch “Democrats are plotting to raise taxes in Alabama” in a recent editorial, the Montgomery Advertiser reported Monday.
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