Ron Paul Comes Out Of The Crypto-Segregationist Closet

Says Basic Freedoms Secondary To Property Rights

Muriel Kane reports at The Raw Story:

On the same day that he announced his candidacy for the presidency, Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) made waves by telling MSNBC’s Chris Matthews that he would not have voted for the 1964 Civil Rights Act if he had been in Congress at the time.

Paul dismissed claims that he is a racist as “outlandish” and said he would have voted to desegregate public facilities. He insisted, however, that private business owners have an absolute right to decide what to do with their own property. ...>more