Skip to comments.Paul: Fox News is 'scared of me'
Posted on 12/29/2007 12:26:12 PM PST by StopTheNAU
PLAISTOW, N.H. -- Ron Paul said the decision to exclude him from a debate on Fox News Sunday the weekend before the New Hampshire Primary is proof that the network "is scared" of him.
"They are scared of me and don't want my message to get out, but it will," Paul said in an interview at a diner here. "They are propagandists for this war and I challenge them on the notion that they are conservative."
Paul's staff said they are beginning to plan a rally that will take place at the same time the 90-minute debate will air on television. It will be taped at Saint Anselm College in Goffstown.
"They will not win this skirmish," he promised.
The Fox debate occurs less than 24 hours after two back to back Republican and Democratic debates on the same campus sponsored by ABC News, WMUR-TV and the social networking website Facebook.
Paul, the Republican Texas Congressman, was wrapping up his final day of campaigning in New Hampshire until the Iowa Caucuses on Thursday.
He spent much of the day campaigning at diners in Manchester and Plaistow and downtown walks in Derry and Exeter.
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No need for his “message” to “get out” ~ whatever he says it is, his followers will tell us that it was something else right after he says it.
Fox News is pushing Rudy Guiliani, they’re not showing much of Ron Paul or any of the other candidates. Only reason Huckabee is getting airtime is because he’s the current polls leader in Iowa.
So RP is attacking Fox News, just like the rest of the left. Hmmm.
BTW, I’m scared of RP, too. He’s a dangerous nut job.
Are they really scared of RP, or do they think he might be beamed up to the Mother Ship and not be available to appear?
While I completely disagree with Paul on the war and other issues, I think his presence, as well as those of all candidates running, add something to the debates that is necessary - dissent, strong positions and defense of those positions and accentuated differences. Would allowing Paul to participate catapult him into the front runner? No, but debate is healthy and I hope Fox News allows Paul, Hunter and even Keyes to participate in their debate.
Never confuse fear with derision.
We mocked the Dems when they refused to go on Fox. Should we be less scornful when Fox refuses to air a candidate whose numbers show him in the pack? Warts and all, Paul should be on the stage with the others.
|I'm scared of you too Ron. A loony running for president. Used to be you'd only find those on the left.
U.S. Army Retired
I wouldn't vote for this guy if he were the only one on the stage.
Does Ron Paul take other cues from the gay movement?
“Fair and balanced,” my ass.
Because nobody has actually voted yet. After that starts, maybe he can get guest host spots on the View.
Ron Paul is a kook, but he is close to 10%.
He should be in the debate.
Ditto that. Rudolph specializes in post-event posturing.
LOL! After the way Paul embarrassed himself on MSNBC the other morning with Joe Scarborough, I’m sure FOX will be ringing him up to see if won’t come on and do his clown act for them.
Oh, heck. I’m scared of you!
Scared of what will become of my Country should you somehow manage to ascend to the Presidency.
the more I heard of what he has to say, the more opposed I became to him. I’d let him on and have him answer a question about his views on Lincoln before a live audience of Republicans.
You are just a naturally scary guy. Deal with it.
I would sooner vote for MY favorite Martian:
They both want to destroy Earth, but at least Marvin is honest about it.
To make us all pine for the relative sanity of Ross Perot.
Agree....FOX is no better than CNN when they do such.
Keep Paul if not for the entertainment value alone.
That guy is at 10% now ?
I don’t watch fox news anymore, and this is pretty much why. Rudynews can exclude whoever they want, but they look silly in the process...considering Paul is doing better than Thompson in New Hampshire.
What I love to do is watch here how in one forum topic they are celebrating all of the media attention Paul is getting while in another thread they are complaining he isn't getting media attention.
Reminds me of Narcissistic Personality Disorder
Narcissistic personality disorder symptoms may include:
“That guy is at 10% now ?”
I saw that number in one poll somewhere within the past week.
But maybe the sample was the residents of a correctional facility!
Funny. He seems housebroken to me...
For someone who never served a day in combat, Paul sure loves to use military metaphors.
Nationally, 4% with a 5%-6% margin of error.
Heck, Dr. Paul, I’m scared of you. Begone!
Fox News isn’t frightened or scared of you Dr. Paul, it’s just that you stomach churning, projectile vomiting, disgust them to include the lefties on Fox News.
Whether we agree with them or not, they are Republicans running for president. Some would argue that only their favorite 2 candidates should debate to limit the field. I think a healthy robust debate inside of our party is what will give us the strongest nominee against the RATS.
Fox News Sunday’s guest this critical weekend before the IA caucuses is Fred Thompson, not Rudy Giuliani.
If Paul says Fox isn’t conservative, that’s fair. Maybe he could tell his pals on the left who think Fox is more rightwing than any Republican. It’s equally fair to say Paul is not a Republican. He should not be in either the debate or the Republican primary.
Ron Paul, an elderly con Libertarian with Elmer Fudd features, a feminine lisp that called Ronald Reagan a dramatic failure and thinks he is smarter than Abe Lincoln is accusing Fox News of being fraidy cats of the big bad Paul con Revolution? Paul reminds me once again, why he is a joke. A bad joke.
Paul is not a Republican.
It will be good just to see the serious candidates there.
Ron Paul is good for a laugh, though.
Duncan Hunter keeps on saying “I built the wall between Mexico and San Diego”. lol
Kick him and his 3% out of the party. Republicans won't need them in any State. Maybe.
Doesn’t cindy sheehan support paul?
If true, all I need to know.
Cindy Sheehan and Stormfront Leader Jamie Kelso at a Ron Paul rally in Ft. Worth.
Canceling my cable due to FOX NEWS’ BAN on my candidate DUNCAN HUNTER!!!!!
Thanks. Thought I had heard that somewhere.
If Ron Paul has been in the past debates then I really don’t see excluding him from this one. The last debate where the exclusion was tried, there was no debate at all.
That said, for Paul to suggest it is out of fear of him is just silly. Hunter was excluded as well and I haven’t heard him make any such comments.
I am not sure Hunter cares, he has been set aside the entire time so I see no reason to change that now. Let the moderates fight it out all by themselves. Maybe the GOP will get a clue......but I doubt it.
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