Why Steve King’s Supporters Are Staying Loyal
The Iowa Republican’s racist comments have made him a pariah among Democrats and Republicans alike. But his voters may be more devoted to him than ever.
When I asked King's supporters what they thought about some of the more derogatory comments the congressman has made about immigrants, they seemed exasperated. “What is a racist anymore?” one King fan asked.
“By calling us stupid, deplorable, racist, and all those other names that they've come up with, it just turns you off,” Nielsen said, shaking her head. “And you actually don't even want to hear them. Whether they have good points, you just block them off.”
Representative Steve King's racist comments have made him a pariah among Democrats and Republicans alike. But his supporters may be more devoted to him than ever, reports
Of all the quotes
gets from Steve King’s supporters, this guy’s attempt to redefine “white supremacist” is perhaps the most disturbing