“It’s the media. They never report the good things that the Ku Klux Klan does.”
On trying to challenge Ron Paul in Texas.
Obviously, Republican elites are starting to pay attention to these newsletters for opportunistic reasons. But is nonetheless true that he spent years publishing grotesque racism under his own name. And while I agree that he was most likely a strategic deployer of racism and ally of racists in the George Wallace tradition as opposed to an actual racist, this isn’t actually any kind of defense.