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WTF? I spent 2nd through 4th grade living in Orange County and can tell you the KKK was very active less than 90 years ago. One neighbor belonged to the Klan and had Klan memorabilia displayed in his ranch modern living room (though he had Disney decals on the dashboard of his truck and threw up if any child sniffled in his presence); another had a cross burned on his lawn. Can you imagine how a child digests all this information in the pre-Ghostbusters days? I promise you it wasn’t with a cute, cuddly cartoon Klansman.
(credit: art director: Laila Derakhshanian)
Yes, this is the week U.S. photo galleries fill up with pictures of Spanish penitents because the robes they wear make them look like KKK.
(photo: Rafa Rivas/AFP caption: Penitents take part in the Silence procession, during the Holy Week of the Northwestern Spanish town of Zamora, on April 20, 2011.)