Ron Paul quits CNN interview after being asked about racist newsletters

December 22, 2011 05:50

Ron Paul ended an interview with CNN after he was questioned about a hate-filled newsletter that was published under his name. Many of the controversial statements were written in the first person. The newsletters were published about 20 years ago and contained a number of incendiary comments about African-Americans, such as referring to Martin Luther King Jr. Day as “Hate Whitey Day.” All of the newsletters featured his name, but Paul has said he did not write the racist language.

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