Although I contacted the Barrett campaign early today requesting a copy of the email from Sean Haugh, pursuant to their own press release, I still have not heard back from them.
In the meantime, I have been informed by “Galileo”, in an LFV comment, that the following email is the one in question. Many thanks to Galileo! 🙂
Sean Haugh wrote:
Date: Wed, 14 May 2008 15:31:31 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Re: Fwd: Kevin Barrett and Holocaust Denial
From: “Sean Haugh”
To: “JULIE FOX”
Howdy Julie! It was the Waukesha Freeman. The article will be in tomorrow’s paper.
Here’s my statement which I encourage you to share with the Wisconsin LP:
In almost all cases, as Political Director I support the candidates as nominated by our state parties no matter how I feel about them. I cannot in good conscience do this in the case of Kevin Barrett.
I do not have a problem with him or anyone as a so-called “9/11 Truther.” I accept that people who express skepticism over the official story about what happened that day have a home in the LP. But Mr. Barrett goes well beyond that in two ways:
1) He frequently calls for the mass executions for treason for reporters who wrote articles with which he takes issue. I absolutely will not support any candidate who calls for mass murder of anyone, and am appalled that anyone who considers themselves Libertarian would advocate something so horrific.
2) He has made qualified statements of support for the preeminent Holocaust deniers in North America. I researched this extensively before coming to this conclusion. He seems to be playing both sides of that
fence. I am and will always be totally intolerant of the Holocaust deniers. It’s a blatant racism borne of a deliberate stupidity and I will do absolutely everything in my power to make sure that Holocaust deniers
do not feel they have a home in the LP.
I strongly urge the Wisconsin LP to not nominate Kevin Barrett for US Congress. Regardless of your decision however I will go out of my way to disassociate him from the national LP.
yours in liberty –