Just today I saw youtube comment which basically you can't disagree with anything Ron Paul says. I really had no idea how to respond to that. I don't know if it's not as bad as Obama because Ron Paul does have experience and a consistent voting record, or if it's worse because of the supporters like the aformentioned one, so I agree somewhat.
Originally posted by Benevolent Heretic
Originally posted by watchitburn
Obama was supported blindly in 2008, without ever stating what his policies were on any issue.
This is not true. I was VERY familiar with Obama's policies.
Ron Paul is this election's messiah. If he becomes president, he will be unable to do anything he wants to do, just like Obama was. There are too many conflicting interests in Washington. Paul can't get up there and change things any more than Obama could. He's not a king. There's no magic wand. He needs the buy-in of the majority to do ANYTHING and he doesn't have it. He would be a lame duck from the beginning.
Sorry, none of this is really on topic, but I also think it's interesting that the same people who lambasted Obama supporters for their "hopes" are now putting Paul on that VERY same pedestal and 'worshiping' him in the same way they criticized 4 years ago...
Originally posted by illuminatislave
The Ron Paul supporters for the most part are well intentioned people who just want something better for America, but they fail to realize that they sound exactly like the Obama supporters in 2008 who thought that everything would be better once he got into office. It's like a sad parody.
Who knows if Paul is one of "them", I don't think so but you can't be sure, just like the whole OWS possibly being financed by a George Soros front
I just cannot agree with someone that would welcome in the return of Jim Crow era practices in America.edit on 4-10-2011 by illuminatislave because: (no reason given)edit on 4-10-2011 by illuminatislave because: (no reason given)