Originally posted by RebelHawkeye
I have finally found the juxtaposition of this eternal Ron Paul debate to much.
There have been regular accusations here that he is not given enough air time. Now from watching the debates it's true he gets a minimum of air time
but the fact is he ideas are extreme and although there maybe support on here, and I'm not sure how large that support is, they don't seem to appeal
to the majority of middle Americans.
Now i can predict the response of:
"but their just the people who have been brainwashed by the MSM who have selected that last upteen leaders of the NWO, Illuminati or whatever"
His ideas aren't extreme, take the time to look at them yourself, maybe you're a victim of the MSM, ever thought about that? How is sound
money,personal liberties, limited government, and peace....EXTREME?
The MSM telling people Paul is unelectable, fringe, extreme, what not actually does make people believe he is what they say he is. I've run into
people that have told me that he is unelectable and if I asked them how that was, they couldn't answer me.
He will not win any key primaries next year because people will naturally migrate back to the center of the political ground as it safer. This
movement to the center is not because they are brainwashed but a natural instinct to go back to the safer option.
Well I hope you can eventually realize you're wrong when Ron Paul wins Iowa, a key primary state. Iowa Republican panels have consistently said Ron
Paul would win Iowa if the caucus took place today. His base is the strongest, the most active, organized, and energized in Iowa. Nobody is going
'back' from Ron Paul, his base of support is holding and steadily rising. People that have made up their minds about Ron Paul often don't change
their minds and support him all the way. This is why his base is so strong, dedicated and organized. Oh and ATS isn't where the largest Ron Paul
Take the time and click this link, look at all of the Ron Paul meetup groups out there. Don't forget to go through all 43 pages, ok?
He may lead polls here or even during debates, much like Nick Clegg did in the UK, but the reality is people aren't going to vote for him not because
they are told what to do, but because his views are to far to the right of most people. The whole discussion feels like the Elenin issue and when he
doesn't win you'll all cry foul, just like when Elenin didn't breech the horizon those believers moved on to something else.
He is currenty 4th in national polls and cruises around top 2nd and third in key primary state polls. This has nothing to do with Elenin, please
don't bring that here.
So Ron Paul gets no air time you all cry foul and say it's outside influence. In response suggestions begin to fly suggesting the 'people' mainly ATS
members take the fight to the MSM. By taking this course of actions those 'people' become as 'corrupt' as the MSM for influencing the political
This topic starts well and then dives into an attack on the political elites. Can people not accept nobody is going to vote for him.
No, I will not accept your misguided view that nobody will vote for Ron Paul because you are simply wrong. In 2008 Ron Paul came in second place in
12 state primaries, that was with no name recognition. Wait a minute, people voted for him, not nobody. His support and voter base has quadrupled
(or even more) since. So does that mean nobody will vote for him now? no it means at least 4x the amount of people are working hard for him.
Whenever I walk around with my Ron Paul button or shirt I get people walk, running, biking past me, throwing their first in the air 'YEA RON PAUL' I
scream back 'ARE YOU REGISTERED REPUBLICAN' they scream back, 'YEA', good enough for me. The revolution is alive and well and if you can't accept
that, stay down and out of our way, we have an election to win.
I expected to be flamed for this but i think ATS has become full of sheep and this Ron Paul topic is a prime example.
Yea, you must be so proud of yourself that you're not a sheep. Thumbsup for you for being mentally strong.
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eLPresidente because: (no reason given)
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