In an official campaign update Friday, Ron Paul stressed the importance that all his supporters do what they can to make it to Tampa in August for the pre-RNC rally and Republican National Convention.
All the years of hard work have come down to this. After 12 full terms in Congress, a third attempt at the highest office in the land, decades of vying for a chance to have a platform on a national political stage and a virtual lifetime of trying to get a specific message to the people of America is all coming down to one single weekend in late August.
The media said he couldn't do it. The constant drumming of negative press and a sea of political talking heads all scoffed at the prospect he even considered running in the first place. Literally calling him crazy, too old, not strong enough, a radical, racist, out of touch with the establishment, and anything else they could think of to attempt demonizing him and his candidacy.