NAZIS, RACISTS, BIGOTS : Extremism on US ballot in 2018. And Arthur Jones is an avowed Nazi. John Fitzgerald says the Holocaust is a myth. Rick Tyler wants to ''make America white again.''

Their fringe ideas are reminiscent of another age, but the unapologetic men who espouse them are all on US election ballots in 2018.

EXTREMISM AND BIGOTRY, even outright white supremacy and anti-Semitism, have found new lives in 21st century US politics and the era of President Donald Trump, beyond just the toxic rhetoric of a few little - known cranks.

They have received more exposure this year on the national stage than at any time in recent memory. And the mainly conservative proponents of hate running for office are proving to be a major embarrassment for the Republican Party.

In Illinois, Jones, who called the Holocaust ''the biggest lie in history'' and once ran a newspaper ad with a large swastika in the middle, is the Republican candidate for Congress, after he won the party primary by running unopposed in a largely Democratic district.

Russel Walker, running for a seat in North Carolina's state house, proclaims ''there is nothing wrong with being a racist''.

IN Wisconsin, Paul Nehlen, the leading Republican running to fill the seat in Congress currently held by  Speaker of the House  Paul Ryan, has emerged as a leader of the all-right movement, someone who critics warn wants to provide  white nationalists  and anti-Semites a stronger foothold in the US culture and politics.

And the campaign website for Tyler,  a Trump supporter running for Congress in Tennessee, depicts the Confederate flag flying atop the White House.

One of his campaign billboards read : ''Make America White Again.''

The Honor and Serving of the US  politics and society continues. The World Students Society thanks Agencies.


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