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Originally posted by miniatus
Ron Paul has ruled out endorsing anyone who has a policies different from his own.. he's strongly spelled that out more than once.. I don't personally have a problem with that.. Just because the guy is Libertarian doesn't mean they agree on all of Ron's key issues that he's passionate about.
This is why Paul, running as a republican, not a libertarian.. won't endorse any other republicans either.edit on 5/15/2012 by miniatus because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by satron
Why would he endorse someone that he doesn't agree with? Sounds like you want him to be like people that vote for people they don't necessarily agree with.
I think people have lost the sense of what is virtuous, then they'd see that RP should be looked up to, especially in these times where people are increasingly throughing away their identity for some sort of hive thinking.
"Johnson may be the most ideologically similar candidate to Paul but there are major differences between the former New Mexico governor and the longtime Texas congressman. Johnson is far more rooted in modern libertarianism than Paul, who is many ways a candidate of what his biographer, Brian Doherty, calls the “Old Right.” While Johnson is pro gay marriage and pro-drug reform, Paul is still wedded to bugaboos about gold money and combines his laissez-faire economic approach with a streak of social conservatism."
Originally posted by Rockpuck
reply to post by FSBlueApocalypse
WTF are you talking about? Why the hell would he endorse someone else while still running for office?