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10 Mind-Blowingly Offensive Quotes From Ron Paul Newsletters

Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul used to publish a libertarian newsletter in the ’80s and ’90s. They were not, shall we say, sane. From those newsletters, here are some racist/homophobic/anti-semitic musings on everything from AIDS to Hate Whitey Day (aka Martin Luther King Jr. Day). Paul says he didn’t write any of the following quotes, but they all appeared under his name. Yiiiiiikes.

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