From the Attorney General to the Ku Klux Klan: "Kiss My Ass"

Kiss My Ass

In 1970, Bill Baxley, the new Attorney General of the State of Alabama, reopened the investigation of the 1963 bombing of a church in which four little African-American girls died. For doing so, he received death threats from the Klan and similar organizations. Baxley's response to one was short and to the point.

Link | Photo: Francis Buckley

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Wikipedia has a humorous detail about an honorary award he received from the KKK. (Remember, the KKK was founded and populated by Democrats who were opposed to Lincoln and the Republican Party.)
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