2008 Ron Paul Takes in More Than $4 Million Online in One Day
posted by November 6 at 9:25 AMon
And it was all in honor of Guy Fawkes Day. What?
Fawkes was a British mercenary who failed in his attempt to kill King James I on Nov. 5, 1605. He also was the model for the protagonist in the movie “V for Vendetta.” Paul backers motivated donors on the Internet with mashed-up clips of the film on the online video site YouTube as well as the Guy Fawkes Day refrain: “Remember, remember the 5th of November.”
Here’s one of the videos:
And please note:
Paul’s total deposed Mitt Romney as the single-day fundraising record holder in the Republican presidential field. When it comes to sums amassed in one day, Paul now ranks only behind Democrats Hillary Rodham Clinton, who raised nearly $6.2 million on June 30, and Barack Obama.
Former Howard Dean online strategist Jerome Armstrong, told about the fundraiser, replied:
Damn. Wow. Um, that’s pretty awesome… What Paul is doing — or what his supporters are doing — is really impressive.
But do his supporters really understand all of Ron Paul’s positions?