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Some Jerk Left KKK Propaganda On Driveways Just In Time For MLK Day
Some jerk went around sprinkling Santa Ana with KKK propaganda Sunday night, meaning residents found it today, the morning of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Someone made about 40 stops in a last night in Santa Ana, leaving little plastic bags full of KKK propaganda in driveways, The OC Register reports. One man, who lives in the 2600 block of North Linwood Street, told police that the baggie left in his driveway included a rock, a piece of candy, a flier and a KKK business card. The other baggies were within a four-block radius, OC Weekly reports.
The flier read: "On Martin Luther King day…You are celebrating a Communist Pervert." The fliers went on to spread several inaccurate claims about the civil rights figure, including accusing him of using donations to hire white prostitutes for sex parties. This is an old rumor that the Klan could easily use Snopes to learn is false, if they weren't so busy printing up fliers to litter neighborhoods.
The police said there was no threat in the message so it isn't exactly a crime, though they have collected several bags and will be investigating further.
Santa Ana wasn't the only U.S. city to receive this message, however. The Klan did the exact same thing last year, leaving similar baggies in Texas, Kentucky, North Carolina and Virginia, Raw Story reports. The KKK handed out fliers in Orange last July, too.