Ariz. Majority Leader Follows ex-Grand Wizard on Twitter

He has 'no idea' how that happened
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted May 4, 2010 3:35 AM CDT
Arizona state Senate majority leader Chuck Gray has no idea how he ended up being a follower of a former KKK Grand Wizard's Twitter account, according to his spokesman.
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(Newser) – Arizona immigration bill-backer and state Senate majority leader Chuck Gray has been following a white supremacist on Twitter. StormfrontWPWW (White Pride Worldwide) was launched by former KKK Grand Wizard Don Black of Florida, who has been barred from traveling to the UK for inciting hatred. Gray has also followed a similar neo-Nazi group, ScarecrowWPWW. Both sites have high praise for Arizona's controversial illegal aliens law. Scarecrow recently hinted that the Gulf oil spill was a "lefty terrorist attack."

Since Gawker spilled the beans, Gray is no longer following the Twitter feeds. The Republican politician has no idea how he happened to become a follower and doesn't support the groups' ideas, according to Gray spokesman Mike Philipsen.

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