Mayor Who Was Pals With KKK Shooter Resigns
Residents of Marionville, Mo., weren't having it
By John Johnson, Newser Staff | Suggested by Tomorrows_Children
Posted Apr 22, 2014 12:11 PM CDT
Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Frazier Glenn Miller, appears at his arraignment in New Century, Kan., on April 15, 2014.   (AP Photo/The Kansas City Star, David Eulitt, Pool)

(Newser) – A small-town Missouri mayor lasted only a week in office after voicing support for the white supremacist accused of killing three outside a Jewish center in Kansas. Marionville Mayor Don Clevenger handed in his short resignation letter last night after scores of city residents made clear they wanted him to go and an alderman began impeachment procedures, reports the Springfield News-Leader. Clevenger got into hot water when he told KSPR-TV that he "kind of agreed" with the views of accused killer Frazier Glenn Cross.

"We simply cannot tolerate a public official who makes anti-Semitic comments," said one of the many speakers last night. Clevenger has said that he and Cross were friends years ago, and Clevenger wrote an extremely anti-Semitic letter a decade ago to a newspaper. (It complained of a "Jew-run government" and lots of other things.) Clevenger, who wrote the letter before becoming mayor, apologized for it last night after the meeting.

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geo wells
Apr 23, 2014 6:36 PM CDT
Cleaver govt operation to reinforce the media image of the creepy ugly White man. To most pro-whites Miller was always considered questionable. Apparently he has acted for the fed govt as an informer on other Whites before. There is war waging for your minds. Look at the govt school gulag system: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9RL2-8aFX8
freddiefedora
Apr 23, 2014 1:32 PM CDT
I'm surprised the guy resigned. Typical Tea Party Fox News Republican, as far as I can tell.
Kookey90
Apr 22, 2014 8:46 PM CDT
Don Clevenger was mayor of a Missouri town that was so small that the chief of police, mayor, the town drunk and prostitute were all the same person.