The New York Times' willingness to believe that Ron Paul is a Nazi-lover seems like a symptom of a general willingness to believe that people with extreme political views that you disagree with all hang out together in some big club, where they exchange tips on stamping out liberty, and recipes for Molotov cocktails . Memo to the right: the greens do not hang out with the Maoists1. Memo to the left: the Nazis and the anarcho-capitalists hate each other with a passion seldom found outside a faculty compensation committee meeting. It should be rather obvious from listening to Dr. Paul that he's no crypto-fascist. Now if you'll excuse me, I have to go research Dennis Kucinich's links to the Shining Path.
1Though to be fair, this is partly because no one wants to go to dinner with vegans except other vegans.