The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Is Rand Paul a Neo-Confederate?
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By Pat Cunningham
July 9, 2013 5:10 p.m.

What have we HERE?

A close aide to Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) who co-wrote the senatorís 2011 book spent years working as a pro-secessionist radio pundit and neo-Confederate activist, raising questions about whether Paul will be able to transcend the same fringe-figure associations that dogged his fatherís political career.

Paul hired Jack Hunter, 39, to help write his book†The Tea Party Goes to Washington†during his 2010 Senate run. Hunter joined Paulís office as his social media director in August 2012.

From 1999 to 2012, Hunter was a South Carolina radio shock jock known as the ďSouthern ...

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