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Sunday, September 25, 2016

Gene Lyons examines Ron Paul’s conspiracy theories, crazy newsletters, and inexplicable popularity among some liberals in his column, “Ron Paul’s Crazy Moment:”

It’s precisely such interludes that have led luminaries like Bachmann, Rush Limbaugh and the New Hampshire Union-Leader to declare Paul a dangerous heretic. A bit more surprising is his fan base on the left. “I have big problems w/ Ron Paul on many issues,” tweeted The Nation’s Katrina vandenHeuvel. “But on ending preemptive wars & on challenging bipartisan elite consensus on FP, good he’s in.”