JD said "Heck, Klan members continue to run for office as Democrats, even to this day." and gave a link to a man who had renounced the KKK decades ago.
Well, because JD thinks old news is so exciting:
Links between Arizona Republicans and the KKK
Oh, wait... that was a few months ago... I guess it's not such old news after all.
And let's not forget...
Texas Republican House Representative quotes KKK Grand Wizard
Ku Klux Klan Joins Republican Party-aligned Institute on Religion and Democracy In Protesting Church Conference