Here's a pretty good definition of racism:
1 : a belief that race is the primary determinant of human traits and capacities and that racial differences produce an inherent superiority of a
2 : racial prejudice or discrimination
Duke's definition is more of a political one than a linguistic one and he's pretty close to the truth relative to the way the left manipulates the
term racism to fit their agendas.
Duke is a very smart man. He's seen the South change from the Old South to the New South to whatever the hell is happening there now.
He's seen the tables turn from when whites ran the show to the situation now where in urban areas are mostly black and the agenda of blacks is to
erase all vestiges of the Old South and even those aspects of America they find objectionable.
In New Orleans, many schools' names were changed to reflect black culture and not many people complained too much, until a school named after George
Washington was changed because George Washington had owned slaves.
So, Duke has his finger on the pulse of a population of resentful whites who have seen places like New Orleans, which used to be called the Jewel of
the South, turned into a cesspool of drugs, corruption, and violence.
But, beware of Duke. He's been seeking attention almost anyway he can get it ever since his days at LSU, when he used to dress up in Nazi regalia
and shout diatribes into a bullhorn on campus.
He tried to mainstream the KKK and when that didn't work he got a face lift, cleaned up his own image and got into mainstream politics where he
managed to win a state representative race in a community in eastern Metarie, which borders on New Orleans. In fact, the community just across the
17th canal from New Orleans.
You might not know much about that canal, since it was the the one whose levee broke and flooded a predominately white neighborhood and the media
almost completely ignored it in favor of the London Ave. canal, which flooded the predominately black Lower Ninth Ward.
Duke has managed to never put in a real days work in his life. He's mostly worked out of his home hawking literature for his National Association
for the Advancement of White People. He went to prison some years back for tax evasion or something like that.
Duke's main goal in life is to make a living and get media attention by exploiting racial tensions in the South.
He's basically a white Jesse Jackson or Al Sharpton, except, as far as I know Duke has never claimed to be a man of God.
I see Duke now touts a PhD. I have no information regarding from what institution he might have earned that.
Duke is a racist, but at least he's honest about it, even if it is about the only thing he is honest about.
[edit on 2007/6/29 by GradyPhilpott]