You never hear many libs speaking out against these types of democrats. While this piece of Byrd-poo was alive, dems, and RHINOS free passed with every election he won.
In a letter to Theodore Bilbo:
“ I shall never fight in the armed forces with a Negro by my side… Rather I should die a thousand times, and see Old Glory trampled in the dirt never to rise again, than to see this beloved land of ours become degraded by race mongrels, a throwback to the blackest specimen from the wilds. ”
— Robert C. Byrd, in a letter to Sen. Theodore Bilbo (D-MS), 1944
A Letter to The Grand Wizard1946 or 1947:
“The Klan is needed today as never before and I am anxious to see its rebirth here in West Virginia and in every state in the nation.”
Byrd sided with other Southern Democrats to filibuster the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Byrd filibustering the bill for more than 14 hours.