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Secretary: Ron Paul Personally Proofed Controversial Newsletters

HeadlineJan 30, 2012

Republican presidential hopeful Ron Paul is facing new scrutiny over articles that appeared in his newsletters in the 1980s and 1990s that have been described as racist, anti-Semitic and homophobic. Paul’s campaign has claimed the Texas congressman did not write, approve of or see the offensive material. But the Washington Post has interviewed two former Paul aides who claim they witnessed Paul proofing the newsletter before it was published. Paul’s secretary, Renae Hathway, said, “It was his newsletter, and it was under his name, so he always got to see the final product. He would proof it.”

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