Skip to comments.Libertarian Hero Ron Paul Launches 2012 Presidential Campaign
Posted on 04/25/2011 6:04:34 PM PDT by mandaladon
According to National Journal, Rep. Ron Paul of Texas will be running for president in 2012:
Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, whose outspoken libertarian views and folksy style made him a cult hero during two previous presidential campaigns, will announce on Tuesday that hes going to try a third time.
Sources close to Paul, who is in his 12th term in the House, said he will unveil an exploratory presidential committee, a key step in gearing up for a White House race. He will also unveil the campaigns leadership team in Iowa, where the first votes of the presidential election will be cast in caucuses next year.
Paul, 75, ran as the Libertarian Party candidate in 1988, finishing with less than one half a percent of the vote. After more than a decade as a Republican congressman, Paul gave it another shot in the 2008 presidential election, gaining attention for being the only Republican candidate calling for the end to the war in Iraq and for his money bomb fundraising strategy, which brought in millions of dollars from online donors in single-day pushes.
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He’s a kook. His kid is a kook.
Paultards are kooks. Kookery all around.
The heavy hitters are starting to come out :)
His kid is a geek.
Junior has yet to reach kook status.
Ron & Son are nuttier than squirrel poop.
What makes him think he'll see anything more during this exploration than the last?
Maybe he's going to put a flashlight up his butt BEFORE his head this time??
he’s right about some things, wrong about others. He’s probably right more times than we want to admit. If he gets the nomination, I’ll vote for him but he doesn’t have my support for the primary.
Great, when ralph nater jumps in it will be like old times.
Seriously, I would vote for Ron over obumber in a heart beat. I just hope it doesn’t come to that, even the Donald would be better then Ron.
Forgot your “/s” after your statement, did you ?
General/Chat is a good place for this subject.
And this from a guy who claims to be the sole supporter of the constitution. F him and the horse he rode in.
RP never saw a jihadist he didn’t like.
They can’t possibly as dangerous as that bicycle-helmetted Obongo sitting in the oval office right now. Anyone, even Noone would be more preferable!
This looks like a media matters thread.
...and leaving a fundraising scandal that left one of his staffers in jail and created a long standing rift between the Libertarian Party and Paul and Rockwell.
I can not come up with any circumstance under which I, or the men I served with in the 1990 - 1991 war would vote for this turd.
His attack on the troops at that time was over the top and unforgivable. We have not forgotten.
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