The most recent Iowa polls show Ron Paul winning the January 3rd Iowa Caucuses, but that’s gonna change once voters read the worst passages from his racist, homophobic and paranoid newsletters.
The New Republic scanned in pages of the newsletters’ most jaw-dropping passages and believe us—they’re horrendous. Here are some of the most shocking:
“A Special Issue on Racial Terrorism” analyzes the Los Angeles riots of 1992: “Order was only restored in L.A. when it came time for the blacks to pick up their welfare checks three days after rioting began. … What if the checks had never arrived? No doubt the blacks would have fully privatized the welfare state through continued looting. But they were paid off and the violence subsided.”
An October 1990 edition of the Political Report ridicules black activists, led by Al Sharpton, for demonstrating at the Statue of Liberty in favor of renaming New York City after Martin Luther King. The newsletter suggests that “Welfaria,” “Zooville,” “Rapetown,” “Dirtburg,”and “Lazyopolis ” would be better alternatives—and says, “Next time, hold that demonstration at a food stamp bureau or a crack house.”
The September 1994 issue of the Ron Paul Survival Report states that “those who don’t commit sodomy, who don’t get blood a transfusion, and who don’t swap needles, are virtually assured of not getting AIDS unless they are deliberately infected by a malicious gay.”
The June 1990 issue of the Political Report says: “I miss the closet. Homosexuals, not to speak of the rest of society, were far better off when social pressure forced them to hide their activities.”
A January 1994 edition of the Survival Report states that “gays in San Francisco do not obey the dictates of good sense,” adding: “[T]hese men don’t really see a reason to live past their fifties. They are not married, they have no children, and their lives are centered on new sexual partners.” Also, “they enjoy the attention and pity that comes with being sick.”
The newsletters also contain articles defending former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke, anti-Semitic chess champion Bobby Fischer and advice on the best way to kill an “urban youth” without getting caught. Ron Paul has disavowed the articles and has denied reading or writing them thus far, but that doesn’t matter seeing he still published them.
Ron Paul never really had a chance of winning the presidency, but this pretty much sinks any chance he had for greater public appeal. He might wanna reconsider his pledge not to seek another term in Congress in order to concentrate on his presidential campaign. Without a Congressional seat, he’ll have to go back to being a doctor, which is just as well seeing as he should definitely not go back into publishing.