Skip to comments.New Spot: "Troops Support Ron Paul"
Posted on 01/05/2008 12:35:42 PM PST by Baladas
Republican Ron Paul is out with a new TV ad, set to run in New Hampshire through Tuesday's primary, stressing his military credentials.
Patriotic music booms. Soldiers salute. The announcer begins: "A proud military veteran who served our nation. Ron Paul salutes and supports our troops who protect and defend our freedom." A flag waves. The announcer continues, "But who do the troops support? Ron Paul. The record shows they're standing up for him." The ad concludes: "Ron Paul is their choice for commander-in-chief."
His campaign spokesman Jesse Benton said Paul "has long been a praised as staunch advocate for veterans' issues." Still, he "wants to bring the troops home from Iraq" because he would rather America "never again sends out brave soldiers to war unless doing so is necessary for our defense," according to Benton. Whether his anti-war message will appeal to New Hampshire veterans is hard to say.
(Excerpt) Read more at blog.washingtonpost.com ...
This is McCain territory as far as NH is concerned - it won't appeal, maybe repel.
I outed Ron Paul on WRKO in Boston this morning regarding my questionn to him two days ago in Iowa. I asked if, knowing the position of Ahmadinejad and the mullahs, if the North Koreans sent a ship to Iran with nuclear missiles, would you stop or sink that ship? His answer was, “Why would we?”
Ping for a laugh
Great ad by Dr. Paul, thanks for the post.
I wonder what the troops in Iraq think of Paul knowing he has voted over and over against funding the supplies they need, like bullets and body armor.
This was outed as a lie long ago.
The tards faked the whole thing claiming to be military.
The one fact we know is this:
Tards, Nazis, and conspiracy nuts vote for Ron Paul.
Patriot soldiers do not.
Good grief...they’re still trotting out that old, many-times-debunked myth.
Political discussions come up frequently in the chow halls, MWRs and the office, etc. I have yet to meet one military member in Iraq (or anywhere else, for that matter) who supports Ron Paul. I haven't met any Americans in Iraq at all who support him.
They probably stick their fingers in their ears when they see polls like this:
Preference for 2008 Republican Nomination,
by Veteran Status (among Republicans and Republican leaners)
Giuliani Veteran 28% Non-Veteran 34% Total 33%
Thompson Veteran 25% Non-Veteran 19% Total 20%
McCain Veteran 13% Non-Veteran 14% Total 14%
Romney Veteran 12% Non-Veteran 10% Total 10%
Hunter Veteran 3% Non-Veteran 1% Total 1%
Huckabee Veteran 2% Non-Veteran 3% Total 3%
Hagel Veteran 2% Non-Veteran 1% Total 1%
Paul Veteran 1% Non-Veteran 3% Total 2%
Tancredo Veteran 1% Non-Veteran 1% Total 1%
Brownback Veteran <1% Non-Veteran 2% Total 1%
Other Veteran 3% Non-Veteran 2% Total 2%
No opinion Veteran 9% Non-Veteran 11% Total 11%
Wow. You almost got all of them in one sentence. I've noticed the favorite insults Paulies use against those of us who have the good sense not to support Ron Paul.
They are "neocon," "warmonger," "statist" and "big government supporter." You got two out of four, but the impressive thing is that you did it in one sentence.
You guys really need to get some new material. And some new myths. This one's been around so long, it has grey whiskers on it.
That's hilarious! How can Paul's campaign say this with a straight face?
Paul believes the Cold War was a mistake and the War on Terror is a mistake.
Paul says Vietnam is better off as a united communist country, and wishes the same for Korea.
I guess Paul has his own meanings for words like "salute" and "support".
Paul just uses fewer fingers to salute our troops.
Whats funny is that I personally know military people who have donated to Thompson yet his reads 0. Hmmmmm
I also know that for these guys Ron Paul is last on their list.
Very interesting spin.
Iranian, Syrian, Hamas, and Al Queda troops support him, no doubt. Our troops: Not so much.
Oh wait I see why no numbers for Thompson...this was from an old quarterly report and the Thompson listed is actually Tommy Thompson. lets see updated listings...
Damn, just damn...
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