2012: Mitt with Ron/Rand Paul in his administration?

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What position would you support Mitt for putting Ron or Rand Paul in.

Poll closed Feb 24, 2012.
  1. As a Paul fan I would support Mitt if - Paul is Treasure

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  2. As a Paul fan I would support Mitt if - Paul is head of the FED

    1 vote(s)
    7.1%
  3. As a Paul fan I would support Mitt if - Rand Paul was VP

    2 vote(s)
    14.3%
  4. As a Paul fan I would not support Mitt no matter the case

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    28.6%
  5. As a non Paul fan I support Paul being in a Mitt Romney administration

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    21.4%
  6. As a non Paul fan I don’t support the idea of Paul being part of a Mitt Romney administration

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    21.4%
  7. Other, I’ll explain

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  1. Avorysuds
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    This is more for the Paul fans but I gave 2 options for “non Paul fans,” so read.

    I am hearing talk (that does not make it true) that Mitt will be looking to possibly add Ron Paul to his cabinet. I have also heard it might be possible Rand Paul ( Ron Paul’s son) runs as Mitt’s VP. The idea being that Paul has enough delegates (support) making Paul have some leverage at the convention. Mitt (GOP) fears Paul either runs a third party, endorsing someone like Gary Johnson or simply, Paul’s supporters do a write in, any direction it hurts or possibly kills any Republicans hopes of beating Obama.

    As far as it goes with Rand being a VP I would think the idea is to pull Tea party support as well as set up Rand as a strong (name recognition) Presidential candidate for later elections.

    So the 2 positions I hear for Paul are for Treasury or even head of the FED and one option is to have Rand as VP.

    Would you support Mitt if this was the case.

    This might be one of the most important issues of 2012 for the Republicans.
     
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    Good poll.
     
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    Thx, I tried to keep it as un bias as possible.
     
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    Ron Paul may be a good pediatrician, but he is not qualified to be at the controls of ANY part of the Federal Government. We need "amateur hour" to be over and the knowledgeable professionals to get us out of this fiscal mess.
     
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    Make him sec of commerce or Treasury.
     
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    Rand might be good VP choice, but I think he's better in the Senate right now.
     
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    Yes, we need the same people who got us into this mess to get us out.

    Regardless, I wouldn't vote for Mitt no matter who he appoints as his Vice President or to his cabinet. The Vice President doesn't really do anything, and Mitt isn't going to change foreign or economic policy regardless of who's in his cabinet. Too many powerful people have too much to lose in that regard.
     
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    I'm never going to vote for Willard, and I don't think RP would ever want to be in his administration.
     
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    I agree for the most part. I said only if Paul was head of the FED because that is the only position he can make any difference in, and it would make one fucking hell of a difference if Paul wanted to do it right.
     
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    I like Rand & Ron Paul right where they are. That's where they're most effective. Joining a Romney Administration would be bad for the People they represent. They should just stay right where they are.
     

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