Is it true Martin Luther King, Jr. was a Republican?

Liberals always try to paint conservatives/Republicans as being racist bigots. Wasn't Martin Luther King, Jr. both a conservative & a Republican? MLK was also a Christian conservative that always said the US was morally good; he just felt that the US was going in the wrong direction in certain areas. If... show more Liberals always try to paint conservatives/Republicans as being racist bigots.

Wasn't Martin Luther King, Jr. both a conservative & a Republican? MLK was also a Christian conservative that always said the US was morally good; he just felt that the US was going in the wrong direction in certain areas.

If this is true, why are liberals always trying to paint Republicans as being racist rich white people?
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