Yes, it really was Ron Paul’s fault.

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“It was his newsletter, and it was under his name, so he always got to see the final product. … He would proof it.”

Ron Paul’s former secretary (and current supporter) Renae Hathway • Discussing the perceived-racist newsletters that went out under his name, and he has largely disowned since then. If he edited the newsletters, clearly this would contradict what Paul himself has said about them. The Paul campaign denies these allegations, but this should get this back in the news cycle for a full week. source (viafollow) 

So, this means Ron Paul apologists should just shut the fuck up and come live in reality like the rest of us.