Missouri Republicans Fight Against KKK Connected Candidate

Forgive our #TBT reference to a classic Madonna song . . . Posted only because she was a far more interesting pop star than Taylor Swift and because her work remains fare more intriguing than Missouri Republican politics.

Here's the sitch for those who haven't seen already . . . 

“The Missouri Republican Party has been made aware that Darrell Leon McClanahan III filed for Governor as a Republican despite his affiliation with the Ku Klux Klan, which fundamentally contradicts our party’s values and platform,” the party said in a post on X Thursday. “We have begun the process of having Mr. McClanahan removed from the ballot as a Republican candidate.”

McClanahan responded in a post on X, saying in part, “The GOP knew exactly who I am. ... What a bunch of Anti-White hypocrites.”

McClanahan's campaign website describes him as “the conservative voice for governor of Missouri” and lists one of his campaign promises as opposing “the woke agenda.”

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Missouri GOP moves to toss 'honorary' member of Ku Klux Klan from governor's race

The Missouri Republican Party said Thursday it was working to remove a Republican candidate for governor from the primary ballot after a picture of him appearing to do a Nazi salute while standing in front of a burning cross resurfaced online.

Missouri GOP Candidate: It's OK, I'm Only an "Honorary" KKK Member

Darrell McClanahan III thinks his ties to the hate group aren't that bad because he wasn't an official member.

Developing . . .