“Race Mongrel” and “Throwback to the Blackest Specimen of the Wilds” (to use Robert Byrd’s terminology) signs a fundraising letter for him.
The following is the letter that Barack Obama wrote to support the Ku Klux Klansman’s most recent Senate campaign.
Dear MoveOn member,
I’m writing today about a senator who needs your urgent support. Senator Robert Byrd was one of the first senators I met with when I came to the Senate 3 months ago. Senator Byrd understands the history, the importance and the role the Senate plays in our government–at 87 years old, he’s the most senior