posted on Aug, 14 2012 @ 04:43 PM
"Will Ron Paul's discontent supporters get Obama elected?"
The OP's question seems to ask if Ron Paul has discontented his supporters to the extent they will vote for Obama in droves large enough to get him
re-elected?? No. There might be a scant smattering but not enough to matter. Can't please everyone but I doubt it would be Dr. Paul that caused their
Does the OP's question really ask if Ron Paul's supporters might otherwise vote for whoever the RNC nominates instead of Paul? Same answer, no, though
there might be a few, but why should they?
All along it would appear the RNC, with help from the media, has been doing what it can to marginalize Paul. Now the RNC is doing everything possible
to disenfranchise Paul's duly elected delegates. If they cannot play fair and allow their own voters their vote in the Convention then it would seem
it is no longer the Grand Old Party it once was. Are they really afraid that on a fair and even play field that Paul might pull out a win? Or do they
simply want to avoid the appearance that they are not as united behind their candidate as they actually are not? In that case I don't care to
contribute to their deception either.
Now more than ever I want to see what happens at the Convention before deciding how I wish to proceed and what I will have to say and post about the
state of affairs. Paul had more than enough states' plurality of delegates to be nominated, and it remains to be seen if he could wn that nomination.
My hunch is that he would not but if the RNC has their way we will never know and the answer to that question will have been obscured by dishonesty
among the party officials. My faith in the process is shakey as it is so the Convention for me will be all about honesty, integrity, and trust in the
Come what may I will not be voting for Obama. If he should get re-elected it will not be for receiving my vote. If his opposition disgraces themselves
and Obama wins then that just might have played a part in his victory.
edit on 14-8-2012 by Erongaricuaro because: (no reason given)