MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO. (KTVI) – A man said he found dozens of Ku Klux Klan flyers on car windshields at Westport Plaza on Tuesday.
He said he even found one on his car. He did not want to be identified. “I grabbed it and turned it over and was shocked and frankly disgusted by the content,” he said.
He called the Maryland Heights Police Department, but distributing the flyers is not illegal.
“It is a freedom of speech issue,” Chief Thomas O’Connor said. “No matter how ridiculous it is.”
FOX2 called Westport Plaza for comment, but as of Wednesday night officials there had not responded.
The man who said he found the flyers said he believes KKK literature should not be protected under freedom of speech.
“At some point you have to realize that this is hatred,” he said.
I did a little research and what I found was disturbing for more than just the obvious reasons. I noticed they have included the Gadsden flag on some of their literature and are using Tea Party type rhetoric in their literature. I have little doubt this is intended to create confusion and to appeal to people who feel disenfranchised for whatever reason.
So lets be very clear. These people are NOT traditional Americans, they are not, as they claim, supporters of the US Constitution as written. They are racists who want to pervert the constitution and the power of the government to push their racist ideas. They are not and never will be welcomed by ANY tea party organization.
I will not post link to their website nor will I post excerpts from their literature, because they do not deserve any publicity, beyond being called out on their racism.