He was, after all, at a white supremacist rally Saturday. And he was flanked by several other men making the same salute: thumb tucked under four fingers, arm extended. Some wore bulletproof vests or clothing emblazoned with the Confederate flag. None were out of place at the rally.
"He Put on an 82nd Airborne Cap and Gave a KKK Salute in Charlottesville. Vets Had Words." is from the August 16, 2017 Checkpoint section of The Washington Post. It was written by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. and narrated by Sam Scholl.