White Supremacist Rep. Steve King Wonders Why Being White Supremacist Is Offensive

 huffingtonpost.com  01/10/2019 14:30:22   Andy Campbell

White supremacist Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), fresh off the news that he’ll face a Republican primary challenger next year, wondered aloud why being a white supremacist is such a bad thing.

King, in an interview with The New York Times published Thursday, said he doesn’t mind that the American population includes a range of races ― as long as the culture stays white and European.

“White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?” he said. “Why did I sit in classes teaching me about the merits of our history and our civilization?”

Next year, King will face Iowa state Sen. Randy Feenstra in a race to represent Iowa’s 4th Congressional District in the House of Representatives.

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