We had an article a few weeks ago about the handful of Jews who really like GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul, despite all reasons that most Jews probably wouldn’t like him, including the financial support he receives from White nationalists and neo-Nazis. Today in The New Republic, James Kirchick provides considerably more ammunition against Paul, including an allegation in a 1993 newsletter published under Paul’s name that the Mossad was responsible for the first World Trade Center bombing.
JTA’s Ben Harris interviewed a trio of Paul supporters who defend their man’s refusal to return the contributions of his extremist supporters.
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And here’s a bonus: A Paul supporter sings us his ode to the Texas congressman: