Ron Paul blames the Jews for '93 WTC bombing

Ron Paul is not a bad or evil man. He's just nutzo: Whether [the 1993 World Trade Center bombing] was a setup by the Israeli Mossad, as a Jewish friend of mine suspects, or was truly a retaliation by the Islamic fundamentalists, matters little. Is he a racist? Maybe not. An insensitive bigot? Uh-huh: "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." Iowans, and to some extent residents of New Hampshire, appear to be ignoring the newsletters, fundraising letters, and personal statements of a man who has proven himself paranoid, a bigot, and someone who espouses fringe ideas like getting rid of the Fed and going back to the gold standard. He...(Read Full Post)