By Hemant Mehta
One of the U.S. House seats Republicans hope to keep on their side of the fence next week is the one representing North Carolina’s 11th District. There’s reason to believe 25-year-old Madison Cawthorn (below) — a MAGA cultist in every sense of that word — will retain support from the red-leaning district, but it’s not a lock.
Here’s what you should know about Cawthorn: A few years ago, he visited Hitler’s former vacation home and posted to Instagram that it was a place that had been on his “bucket list for awhile.” (He also referred to Hitler as a “supreme evil,” but it didn’t negate the otherwise gleeful tone of the post.)
More recently, he’s been under fire after his campaign created a website to trash a journalist by saying that writer left the world of academia “to work for non-white males, like Cory Booker, who aims to ruin white males running for office.”
So Cawthorn is a young white racist Republican who hates it when people call him a young white racist Republican.
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