January 21, 2013 at 02:34PM

Every time I post something about MLK, I have one friend who says “my favorite Republican!” (looking at you, Marty). I’ve never really questioned that and I think that Dr. King’s legacy is bigger and higher than party affiliation, and it’s an irrelevant point. But I stumbled onto this article that explores the topic in depth.

Another Republican claims that Martin Luther King Jr. was part of the GOP

Writer’s Description: Anyone driving the Interstate 240 beltway around Memphis will now see the new billboard at Getwell Road that proclaims “Martin Luther King Jr. Was A Republican. So Is Charlotte Bergmann. Charlotte Bergmann for Congress.” Bergmann is a Republican candidate in the Democrat-rich 9th Congressi…

http://www.politifact.com/tennessee/statements/2012/jan/23/charlotte-bergmann/another-republican-claims-martin-luther-king-jr-wa/

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