Yep, and he has given several silly excuses for it, including "I was opposed to communism". Maybe if he had just came out and said "I was a racist bigot" I would agree with you.Your point being?
Byrd has been very open about his past and has disavowed it pretty thoroughly. I don't recall Duke being so open.
Unless you are a Republican, then you are doomed FOREVER!:lol:Nice thing about having a long career, you have plenty of time to make mistakes, change your mind, and still atone. What you do or say now is more important than what you thought way back when. But folks can always dig some dirt up on anyone if they want.
Sure, maybe normal people. He's a politician now though, so he must be telling the truth when he says he's changed. I don't think he would do it just for his political career. :rolleye:.
So why do they still hunt all those ancient Nazi, they aren't gassing jews anymore maybe they changed as well.
Once a racist bastard always a racist bastard!