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Wikipedia Listed Ron Paul on ‘White Supremacists’ List for 3 Weeks Before Removing Him

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By Kyle Perisic | 26 July 2018

THE DAILY CALLER — A Wikipedia editor placed one of the most influential libertarian Republicans on a list of “American White Supremacists” for three weeks before it was removed Wednesday.

An editor placed former Texas Rep. Ron Paul on the list of American white supremacists — alongside some of the most notorious American neo-Nazis in American history, including American Nazi Party founder George Lincoln Rockwell and former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard Don Black.

The Wikipedia edits were automatically accepted, according to the edit history on Paul’s Wikipedia page. Many political figures require verification from another Wikipedia-approved editor to verify the accuracy of the edits.

Paul was added to the list on July 2, seemingly after his Twitter account — which isn’t run by him — accidentally tweeted out a cartoon that was considered racist and anti-Semitic. […]

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