After former presidential candidate Ron Paul shared a racist political cartoon about "cultural Marxism" featuring caricatures of black, Jewish, Asian and Latino stereotypes, Twitter gave him the business.
@RonPaul why did you delete your first draft? https://t.co/K6rm5UMUM3— jack wagner (@jack wagner)1530545343.0
"Ron Paul, who published hundreds of racist newsletters in the 80s calling black men 'animals' and referred to Martin Luther King Day as 'hate whitey day,' just tweeted (then deleted) this shockingly racist and antisemitic political cartoon," the @YesYoureRacist Twitter account noted.
Ron Paul, who published hundreds of racist newsletters in the 80s calling black men “animals” and referred to Marti… https://t.co/AhAJck4wzk— Yes, You're Racist (@Yes, You're Racist)1530548029.0
"The man knows his base," author K. Thor Jensen tweeted alongside a screenshot of the since-deleted post bemoaning "what has become of American culture."
holy shit ron paul posted le happy merchant cartoons, the man knows his base https://t.co/p3LwvPvVJn— K. Thor Jensen (@K. Thor Jensen)1530545577.0
"Make no mistake," another user wrote, "When retweeting this, Ron Paul *knew" this was enormously f*cking racist."
"No excuses or pleas of ignorance," she added.
Check out more responses below:
Let’s all recall the newsletters Paul said he was both responsible for and not responsible for. https://t.co/hU0zi6bPP0— Jane Coaston (@Jane Coaston)1530546833.0
The GOP is a white supremacist party. https://t.co/mGXw9JdIhA— Erick Fernandez (@Erick Fernandez)1530547062.0
It appears the person running Ron Paul's twitter account is the person who ran the Ron Paul newsletter but rest ass… https://t.co/2qD67qEd6E— Charles Star, Hostile Witness (@Charles Star, Hostile Witness)1530547328.0
Ron Paul was always this. Always. https://t.co/r4HdXQLnpw— Zeddy (@Zeddy)1530547680.0
me: the Racism Dog account is taking major hits from both left and right, on a day when Ron Paul dropped a Ben Garr… https://t.co/BsxcqYQC8G— Christopher Hooks (@Christopher Hooks)1530548090.0
Recap for those following at home. Over the past few weeks: Ron Paul tweeted out a racist and anti-Semitic cartoon… https://t.co/E9cV8Qns7p— Christopher Mathias (@Christopher Mathias)1530546611.0
ron is getting social media damage control advice from some PR galaxy brain who survived the Führerbunker https://t.co/eYw7oGrvCa— inverted vibe curve: burgertown must be defended (@inverted vibe curve: burgertown must be defended)1530547217.0
Ron Paul fucked up good, he posted this shit, deleted it, and re-posted it saying with a big "no political correctn… https://t.co/vxaj1xwuQG— Peter Coffin (for the poor and working class) (@Peter Coffin (for the poor and working class))1530546537.0
Second time in two days a prominent Republican has tweeted out a white supremacist meme https://t.co/XKhCe4XEUF— Timothy Burke (@Timothy Burke)1530546589.0