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Gary Johnson or Ron Paul?

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posted on Sep, 28 2011 @ 09:18 AM

Governor Johnson, arguably the most fiscally conservative of the GOP contenders, embraces a socially open message. While such ideas may shock the Republican establishment, his platform advances a bevy of issues that appeal not only to young voters, but also to anti-war Democrats and the few remaining Goldwater conservatives. He is courageous, tolerant, and most importantly, electable.

So why is the Republican establishment ignoring him?

“I do think I am up there offering a different voice than anyone else,” said Governor Johnson, who adds: “I think I represent the majority of Republicans, but I am putting that to the test!” /the-only-republican-who-can-beat-obama/

Governor Gary Johnson, Ron Paul's main rival, has stated he feels he represents the majority of those in the GOP. Any opinions?

posted on Sep, 28 2011 @ 09:22 AM
reply to post by Klemperer

I don't disagree with him, but he is going to need to spend A LOT MORE MONEY!!

He did great at the Florida Debate, his policies seem to be in the right place, and he is a likable guy. He could easily be a mainstream candidate, but most people just haven't heard of him. If he gets some major fundraising dollars and visibility to the mainstream, then he has a shot.

posted on Sep, 28 2011 @ 09:23 AM
Ron Paul.

Gary Johnson isn't even comparable.......

posted on Sep, 28 2011 @ 09:25 AM
LOL. Like the GOP will let either of them get the nomination. They already know who's getting the nod. The debates and illusion of choice is just a dog and pony show.

posted on Sep, 28 2011 @ 09:57 AM
Having actually spoken with both of them, I believe that Ron Paul is the real deal.

Johnson and Paul share a Libertarian philosophy, but Paul is much more passionate and articulate: He says what he thinks, consequences be damned. Johnson on the other hand is a typical politician, couching his words and while he's speaking them he's wondering what kind of blowback he'll get.

Ron Paul all the way.

posted on Sep, 28 2011 @ 10:11 AM
Ive heard what the guy has to say and I like him thus far. The difference is, as other members have stated, he will have to spend an ass ton of money just to get his name out there. I still talk to people on a daily basis that have never heard of Ron Paul. I'm always so flabbergasted that Americans still dont know who Dr.Paul is.

So in conclusion.....Mr. Johnson may have a good platform and the right views but no one is going to vote in the presidential election for someone they've never even heard of. Sorry Gary, Rons got you beat.

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