R. Star wrote:
Not to mention Nathan Samuels, who was a Minister of some sort, apparently had a prosperous and active political career despite his previous affiliation with Terra Prime, which would seem to indicate a lot of people were sympathetic or willing to turn a blind eye to the organization.
Robert Byrd, Democratic from West Virginia.
His membership in the Klan certainly didn't stop him from repeated re-elections to the American federal government (57 years?). He was a power player in the Democratic leadership for much of that time.
His "past associations" likely helped him, more than they hurt him.