Ron Paul Ridicules Media’s Super Tuesday Focus on Fake KKK Scandal Instead of Important Issues

by | Mar 1, 2016


Ron Paul had little patience Tuesday morning for CNN host Carol Costello starting off an interview with Paul with questions regarding the supposed scandal of the day that presidential candidate Donald trump might be a fan of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK). Paul, who has run for president three times, called the scandal a media creation that is diverting attention away from important campaign issues on Super Tuesday, when voters across the nation are casting ballots that could be key in determining who wins the Republican and Democratic presidential nominations.

“Why aren’t we talking about the military-industrial complex, the Federal Reserve, the deficits, the intrusions of our privacy, and all the intrusions of our liberties, which are never touched?” Paul asked. Paul, who is chairman and founder of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, further comments:

How did this become the issue of the day?! The first question you asked on Super Tuesday is the Ku Klux Klan! This is unbelievable to me. This has been condemned, and they have been marginalized. Nobody cares about them. They’re evil. They’re monsters. And, yet, now it’s going to be the issue of the day…

Fortunately, after a couple minutes of back and forth regarding the topic of if Trump hearts the KKK, Paul was able to address issues in the presidential campaign. You can hear some of Paul’s take, from the interview, on the Republican and Democratic contenders here. Spoiler alert: Paul says he is not endorsing any of them.


  • Adam Dick

    Adam worked from 2003 through 2013 as a legislative aide for Rep. Ron Paul. Previously, he was a member of the Wisconsin State Board of Elections, a co-manager of Ed Thompson's 2002 Wisconsin governor campaign, and a lawyer in New York and Connecticut.

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