Iowa Congressman Steve King is the type of racist to keep a Confederate flag on his desk even though his home state Iowa actually was a Union state. Earlier this year, he got kicked out of his committee positions for proudly wondering out loud why being a white supremacist is a bad thing. King, who’s now trying to take back his committee seats, is looking to Donald Trump to be his ally.
Loooooong history of racism
Really, it’s a long list. Let’s just do bullet points here:
- In 2006, King likened illegal immigrants to animals and said they should get blocked by walls with electrified wires and that farmers do it with livestock all the time.
- In 2008, King said if Obama wins the election, “the radical Islamists, the al Qaeda would be dancing in the streets.”
- He also questioned if Obama was really born in Hawaii
- In 2009, King opposed a bill recognizing the African American slaves who built the U.S. Capitol
- Retweeted and endorsed Neo-Nazis multiple times
- King filed an amendment to block efforts to place the image of Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill in 2016
- In 2017, when speaking on the prospect of non-whites becoming the majority in population, King said, “I will predict that Hispanics and the blacks will be fighting each other before that happens.”
- Just last week, King said, “if we presume that every culture is equal and has an equal amount to contribute to our civilization, then we’re devaluing the contributions of the people that laid the foundation for America and that’s our Founding Fathers.”
However, with all this foul shit on his resume, King still got re-elected in last year’s midterm elections. Good job, Iowa…
“iT wAs A pOliTiCaL lYnCh mOb!”
Projection and persecution complex are pre-requisites for being full-blown racists like King. King’s racist ass had the nerve to paint himself as a victim of a lynching in this week’s interview he did with Politico about his comeback plans. So far, only a few of his Republican friends are on his side. However, King sees a powerful potential ally in Trump.
Earlier this year, when asked about King’s racist comments, Trump refused to answer the questions and only said he didn’t follow the controversy. King says he’s “satisfied” with Trump’s response and that he was recently invited to a White house immigration event.
King added, “The president and I are okay. If you notice, he’s not been part of this (so called political lynching)”.
Birds of a feather do flock together, it seems.