Robert Ransdell

Univ. Of Kentucky Invites White Separatist, 'With Jews We Lose' Candidate To Speak At Constitution Day Event

Univ. Of Kentucky Invites White Separatist, 'With Jews We Lose' Candidate To Speak At Constitution Day Event

(WKYT) - The University of Kentucky held its annual Constitution Day celebration on Wednesday. But one speaker had his speech cut off because of his controversial comments. Many people felt the speech from write-in U.S. Senate candidate Robert Ransdell of Florence was racist and offensive. And UK leaders say the comments surprised them. A Vine video from a high school student at the event shows Ransdell leaving the stage after those in attendance said his speech turned racist. Another high school student took a picture of one of Ransdell's campaign signs, which reads "With Jews We Lose." Ransdell calls himself a "white separatist" or "white nationalist."