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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Ron Paul, Who Ran for President Three Times and Lost Miserably Three Times, Has Advice for Rand Paul's Presidential Campaign

Posted by on Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 4:28 PM

Human piece of shit Alex Jones is very excited about a Rand Paul presidential campaign. Jones talked with Ron Paul, who is also very excited about a Rand Paul presidential campaign, about how Rand Paul should run for president. Here's Paul's advice for his son:

“It’s the same old story,” Paul said. “You go to his website, and you volunteer, you send money. You do all those things conceivable because it’s a rough road, because the establishment is going to come down hard. And it seems like he may well be the frontrunner right now. If they think he’s out there, believe me they’re going to come down hard. It’s just numbers. It’s just numbers. You gotta have enough people.”

Ron Paul won a little over a million votes in the 2008 primary, and he had 15 delegate votes at the 2008 Republican National Convention, as compared to John McCain's 2343 votes. He topped two million primary votes in 2012 but still came in fourth place after Newt Gingrich. He earned 190 votes from delegates at the 2012 RNC, and Mitt Romney won with 2061 votes. In his 1988 libertarian campaign for president, he earned half of a percent of the popular vote. Advice from Newt Gingrich on how to win a presidential campaign would be more valuable than advice from Ron Paul.


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Any presidential campaign by Rand Paul is about feeding his ego and raising money for his senate race and for his own retirement.
Posted by A fool and his money are soon parted on July 15, 2014 at 4:47 PM · Report this
You_Gotta_Be_Kidding_Me 2
Well, if Rand gets to run against Hillary, at least we'll have one choice who opposed the war in Iraq.
Posted by You_Gotta_Be_Kidding_Me on July 15, 2014 at 5:55 PM · Report this
Those who can, do. Those who can't become teachers and consultants.
Posted by Clayton on July 15, 2014 at 7:39 PM · Report this
Urgutha Forka 4
RON PAUL 2016!!!!
Posted by Urgutha Forka on July 15, 2014 at 8:45 PM · Report this
Posted by Machiavelli was framed on July 15, 2014 at 9:41 PM · Report this
Max Solomon 6
who else do they have? perry? christie? bush?

the teabillies are going to get behind the man with the perm/toupee. he has a legit shot at the nomination.

and then he'll crash and burn like goldwater.
Posted by Max Solomon on July 15, 2014 at 10:58 PM · Report this
IndicaDogwalk 7
I actually laughed out loud when I read the first line "Human piece of shit Alex Jones". Fucking spot on!
Posted by IndicaDogwalk on July 15, 2014 at 11:36 PM · Report this
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@7: I enjoy Jones, but purely at a camp level. The fact that anyone takes him seriously is pretty scary.
Posted by MRM on July 16, 2014 at 5:45 AM · Report this
Matt from Denver 10
@ 8, Nader isn't running for president and isn't advising anyone on how to win. Without that, your comment is just the butthurt spleen venting of someone who is overcompensating for his underdeveloped political intellect and immature sense of offense at being dissed for it.
Posted by Matt from Denver on July 16, 2014 at 9:53 AM · Report this
collectivism_sucks 11
I'm just pointing out the obvious: Ron Paul wasn't really in it to win it but was just trying to make a point and get his message out. That is what Paul Constant missed. And no one can honestly say libertarianism isn't more popular now than it was before Ron Paul ran.…
And if you really are from Denver, you may find this interesting:…
Posted by collectivism_sucks on July 16, 2014 at 12:46 PM · Report this

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