Last August, Hunter was hired as the senator's new media director, a position that he apparently still holds. According to , Hunter and Paul began working together in September 2010 when Paul hired him to work on the book, The Tea Party Goes to Washington. Hunter's path to that point began with the conservative commentary he offered on the radio and at his website — commentary that first brought him to the attention of the far-right media.
The Free Beacon's Alana Goodman explored the Southern Avenger's past blog posts as maintained by . The examples largely hew to the "racism is over, except against whites" school. Likefrom 2004:Black and white middle class Southerners have lived in peace with Confederate flags, Martin Luther King T-shirts, the playing of Dixie and Amazing Grace for sometime now. …
[The KKK and the NAACP] are the true hate-mongers, and the groups in power today seek nothing less than the ultimate destruction of the traditional identity of Southern whites, who in turn, have no voice and receive no respect – so it shouldn’t come as a shock that flag-waving Southerners are really pissed off.Hunter, right, in an undated photo with "his amigo Bam Bam."