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Meet the Man Who Beat the KKK With a Tuba
Daily Beast
by Ben Collins
July 22, 2015

A video of Matt Buck humiliating the Klan with his tuba has gone viral. We talked to the American hero about the rally, his song selection, and \”˜Tuba Libre\”™ social justice.

Matt Buck with Tuba

Matt Buck walked alongside a Klan rally with his sousaphone on Saturday, farting out a low, slow version of Wagner\”™s \”Ride of the Valkyries\” as a plodding gaggle of KKK members slowly clopped toward the South Carolina State House.

His mini-protest only lasted a couple of minutes, but most of it was on video. That 95-second clip, which was taken by a stranger, has now reached 3.6 million views at press time\””most of them since Tuesday morning.

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