Political hacktivist group Anonymous claims to have found emails linking Texas Rep. Ron Paul to an American white supremacist group, a claim the Paul campaign says is completely untrue.
Las Vegas-based group American Third Party Position (AP3) — whose stated goal is “to reach out to Americans of European ancestry and particularly to disenfranchised White workers, farmers and students who have become victims of the discriminatory affirmative action policies” — was allegedly hacked by Anonymous Tuesday, and emails purportedly reveal close ties between Paul and members who are admitted white supremacists.
The alleged emails show that James Kelso, a former member of the John Birch Society, was just one of several members of the group that regularly met with Paul.
“In addition to finding the usual racist rants and interactions with other white power groups, we also found a disturbingly high amount of members who are also involved in campaigning for Ron Paul,” said Anonymous in a statement.
“According to these messages, Ron Paul has regularly met with many A3P members, even engaging in conference calls with their board of directors.”
When asked by The Daily Caller if the allegations were true, Ron Paul’s presidential campaign denied any ties to AP3.
“This stuff is completely false, and a waste of time,” said Paul spokesman Gary Howard.
A3P did not respond to TheDC’s request for comment by the time of publication.
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