A white supremacist — who is trying to make the tiny North Dakota town of Leith an all-white enclave — found out on live TV he is part black.
Craig Cobb — who has neo-Nazi views and is wanted in Canada for an alleged hate crime — appeared on The Trisha Show in Britain and underwent a DNA test.
He was told on air by host Trisha Goddard the results had found he was 14% sub-Saharan African.
“Wait a minute, wait a minute, wait a minute, hold on,” Cobb said as the host and audience erupted in laughter. “This is called statistical noise.”
Goddard replied: “Sweetheart, you got a little black in you” before calling him “bro” and attempting to fist-bump him.
Neo-Nazis have been moving into the town of Leith since Cobb began buying derelict properties.
Recently Cobb said he is being targeted by city officials who’ve proposed new ordinances aimed at stifling his effort. The updated city laws city officials hope to have in place by early next month would force Cobb to make major upgrades to his home, and will prevent him from allowing others who come to join him to put up temporary housing on vacant lots he owns.
Mayor Ryan Schock said: “He’s planning on bringing in 10, 15, 20 people, and we’ve got to figure out where they can go and where they can build. He’s living here thinking that he doesn’t have to follow any rules.”
That awkward moment: Craig Cobb, a white supremacist who wants to ban all blacks from a North Dakotan town discovers he has African ancestry— Renegade Inc. (@Renegade_Inc) November 12, 2013
Cobb has bought a home and 12 other lots in Leith and is encouraging others with white power views to move there and help him take control of the community that had 23 residents before he arrived. He is living with three other male white supremacists and two children in a house with no water or sewerage. He says the city’s plans unfairly target him and his aspirations.