• 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.

    "An Unlikely Friendship: President Obama and Senator Byrd" by Eve Zibel, June 28, 2010.
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