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David Duke on Donald Trump’s speech: “Couldn’t have said it better!”

Ku Klux Klan Holds Rally Outside South Carolina Statehouse Photo by John Moore/Getty Images editor in chief Ezra Klein found Donald Trump’s acceptance speech "truly ugly," but white nationalist leader David Duke had a very different take, saying that even he himself could not have better articulated the vision America needs:

Duke’s enthusiasm for Trump was a big issue earlier in the campaign season, with many Republican politicians professing to be appalled by Trump’s reluctance to denounce the former Ku Klux Klan leader.

These days, though, the vast majority of the party’s elected officials have decided that they like Trump better than "Crooked Hillary." Duke not only agrees, he thinks Trump is really expressing the right views on the big issues.