- During a live-streamed commission meeting in Walker County, Georgia, on Thursday night, a man named Ray C. Bernpen — also known as “the Lone Ranger” — stepped up to speak during the public comment portion of the meeting.
- As local media outlet NewsChannel9 reports, Bernpen defended the Confederate flag, saying it wasn’t a racist symbol. He also said there’s nothing wrong with the N-word. “There is nothing wrong with it…we’re colored too,” he said.
- Bernpen went on to say that white supremacy doesn’t exist. According to NewsChannel9, the commissioners let him rant without reprimanding him or canceling his allotted time.
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