Barrett Asks for Removal of LP Political Director Sean Haugh
For IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 19, 2008
Asks the National Libertarian Party to Remove Political Director Sean Haugh for Race-Baiting Smear Regarding the Nazi Holocaust of the Jews and Implying that Dr. Barrett may deny the Holocaust
In a verified email sent by LP Political Director Sean Haugh to members of the Libertarian Party of Wisconsin on May 14, Haugh wrote:
“He [Barrett] has made qualified statements of support for the preeminent Holocaust deniers in North America. I researched this extensively before coming to this conclusion.”
Haugh’s statements are reckless and false. There is no legitimate source documenting Dr. Barrett that ever “made qualified statements of support for the preeminent Holocaust deniers”, nor has Dr. Barrett ever denied the existence of the Nazi Holocaust.
In fact, Dr. Barrett founded a non-profit organization called the Muslim-Jewish-Christian Alliance for 9/11 Truth, which brings people of these three great faiths together. Dr. Barrett has also co-edited and co-authored an interfaith dialogue book with Jewish and Christian authors.
Haugh’s statements cheapen the genuine human horror and tragedy felt by the victims and survivors of the Holocaust, where the Nazis exterminated six million Jewish people. When Dr. Barrett compares Bush to the Nazis, it is not a compliment.
It should also be noted that the very concept of Holocaust Denial contradicts 9/11 Truth, as Holocaust Denial denies government mass murder while 9/11 Truth asserts it.
We are appalled that the national LP would be wasting member dues to pay the salary of someone who uses the despicable tactics of Sean Haugh. Haugh’s actions damage the credibility of the Libertarian Party and the Barrett for Congress Campaign.
A copy of Sean Haugh’s email will be made available on request.
We request that the national LP remove Sean Haugh from his position as LP Political Director and that an apology be sent to Dr. Barrett immediately.
Rolf Lindgren; 608-279-5889 or firstname.lastname@example.org
LFV Update: LP Political Director Sean Haugh’s response to an LFV query is here.