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Ron Paul’s Hour of Decision

•, by Justin Raimondo

Is Ron Paul running for president in the wrong party?

The results of the GOP primaries, so far, would certainly seem to suggest that. Paul’s support draws heavily from two constituencies one doesn’t normally associate with the Republican party: young voters, who are overwhelmingly independents, and antiwar voters, who tend to be Democrats. He has carried the youth vote and garnered a significant proportion of independents in virtually every contest: more significantly, polls show him beating President Obama in the general election by winning a huge portion of the independent and youth votes. Combined with the anybody-but-Obama vote, Paul’s potential base of support in a two-way race defines the contours of a winning electoral coalition, one that could win him the White House, bring about a major political realignment – and upend the political Establishment in this country.

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Comment by Bertha Anonimo
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As always the case for many years now, the hour for Ron Paul to announce he is quitting the presidential race has come! This is a cycle that goes round and round. Another 4 years would lapse, and again he becomes candidate for president. And once more, the hour to announce he is quitting, would come. But his handlers kept on pushing. He is being used. Only those behind him profit from this lunacy.

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