While Ron Paul has claimed that he was not aware of the ugly racism in his own newsletters, sources close to Paul claim otherwise.
Paul had defended the newsletters in 1996 before saying he didn’t write them and didn’t know who wrote them and never saw them in 2008 which he has reiterated in 2012.
The Washington Post Reports:
“It was his newsletter, and it was under his name, so he always got to see the final product. . . . He would proof it,’’ said Renae Hathway, a former secretary in Paul’s company and a supporter of the Texas congressman.
A person involved in Paul’s businesses, who spoke on condition of anonymity to avoid criticizing a former employer, said Paul and his associates decided in the late 1980s to try to increase sales by making the newsletters more provocative. They discussed adding controversial material, including racial statements, to help the business, the person said.
“It was playing on a growing racial tension, economic tension, fear of government,’’ said the person, who supports Paul’s economic policies but is not backing him for president. “I’m not saying Ron believed this stuff. It was good copy. Ron Paul is a shrewd businessman.’’
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