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Monday, April 9, 2012

What would it take for Ron Paul to endorse Romney?

Thomas Mullen rambles on about what it would take for Ron Paul to endorse Romney. Forget it, the Republican Party will never concede on Ron Paul's core issues - the Federal Reserve, foreign policy and spending. Mullen does, however, know Ron Paul and his supporters well enough to answer his own question.
Whether you agree with him or not, there is one thing that you must grant to Ron Paul. He has refused to compromise his political principles, regardless of the political consequences. He endorsed Ronald Reagan when Reagan was a “fringe candidate” back in 1976. However, after federal spending doubled and the national debt exploded during Reagan’s presidency, Paul wrote a letter blasting the by that time hugely popular Reagan and announcing his withdrawal from the Republican Party. That didn’t help his political career. The letter is used against him to this day....Throughout the last decade, Paul refused to toe the party line...Don’t forget that it’s not just Ron Paul that refuses to compromise. His supporters won’t either..
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The Washington Times