David Duke thinks Donald Trump is actually 'rehabilitating' Hitler's image

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Donald Trump is a racist billionaire that an awful lot of Republicans would like to be our next president. While Trump will deny that he's a racist Nazi until he's blue in the face, actual white supremacists have no qualms about expressing how Trump embodies all of the disgusting things that they believe in.

Earlier this year, former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke emphatically encouraged the listeners of his radio program to support Trump, arguing that voting for anyone else was "treason to your heritage." And during a recent broadcast, Duke reasoned that Trump is actually doing Hitler, one of the most universally reviled people in history, a favor by "rehabilitating" his public image.

"The truth is, by the way, they might be rehabilitating that fellow with the mustache back there in Germany," Duke says, referring to Hitler.


He continues:

I saw a commercial against Donald Trump, a really vicious commercial, comparing what Donald Trump said about preserving America and making America great again to Hitler in Germany preserving Germany and making Germany great again and free again and not beholden to these communists on one side, politically, who were trying to destroy their land and their freedom, and the Jewish capitalists on the other, who were ripping off the nation through the banking system.

Duke claims the manifold similarities between Trump and Hitler's respective rhetoric, ideology, and campaign tactics, is actually casting Hitler in a better light.

This is incorrect.

Comparing a historically awful person to a newer,  xenophobic person that incites violence and happens to be the Republican frontrunner for the highest office in the nation, just leaves you with two terrible things trying to make life difficult for people.