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Even Libertarians Should Agree that Neo-Nazis Have No Place in the US Government

Here's the thing: as a radical libertarian, I somewhat favored Paul as a candidate, though since I'm a libertarian socialist, he is not my ideal choice. But to me, his willingness to accept money from neo-Nazis elicits echoes of Europe’s … Read More

By / November 12, 2007

Here's the thing: as a radical libertarian, I somewhat favored Paul as a candidate, though since I'm a libertarian socialist, he is not my ideal choice. But to me, his willingness to accept money from neo-Nazis elicits echoes of Europe’s re-embracement of right-wing extremism, the attendant resurrection of ethnic nationalism, and the growing success of far-right parties, many of which have taken over large swaths of European parliaments. This should be a cause of great concern to those of us in the antifascist community.

They say such things could never happen in America, but guess what: Here it is.

Now, I want him out of the running, and frankly, out of the Capitol. Those who pander to white nationalists and neo-Nazis have no place serving in the United States government, which exists to serve the most ethnically and culturally diverse nation on Earth, which counts among its citizens Jews and Zionists alike.

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