You are totally correct. One great thing about a post like this is that it correct misunderstandings regarding history. There are some history teachers that need help with history.
So, what does that have to do with this?
Well, it sure isn't the Republicans. After all why would the abandon their fellow Klansmen?
There never was a flipping of sides.
I'm assuming that you were educated in a blue state public school. amirite?
You be surprised how many people think that the Republicans are the racists.
Oh, nice try but you're wrong. Your attempt to undisgrace your party has failed.