What would Ron Paul do?

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    What would Ron Paul do? - POLITICO.com

    I think Lew Rockwell had a great response to this question.

    ‘What Would Ron Do?’ « LewRockwell.com Blog

    Leaving probably would be the best message Ron Paul delegates could send at this point. I certainly don't think they should make any kind of spectacle of themselves.
     
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    I think they should stand up and walk out SILENTLY, just as Mitt Romney takes the stage.
     
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    You realize the conventions over tonight?

    I am not really sure what you guys expected. At no point did Ron Paul ever have a chance of winning the nomination.
     
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    Paul's foreign policy is incoherent and his domestic policy is laughable. He was a dark horse candidate and he never had a chance so his supporters should grow up and think about the future of the United states.
     
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    Ok?

    We expected that duly elected delegates would be treated with respect, that they would be seated, that the support Ron Paul did receive would be publicly declared, and that the Republican Party would follow its own rules. None of that happened. And you're right, Ron Paul still wouldn't be the nominee if all of those things happened, but that just makes the fact that they didn't happen all the more puzzling. The GOP didn't have to kick Ron Paul supporters in the teeth, but they did anyway. Though I guess I shouldn't say it was puzzling, it really wasn't since this was never really a convention but rather a coronation.

    With that in mind, I think GuyPinestra's idea that every delegate for Ron Paul get up and walk out as Mitt takes the stage is sound.
     
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    That's not the point, Avatar, and I'm disappointed you keep missing it. Had the rules been followed Ron Paul would have been put up for the nomination and his delegate count would have assured him a speaking spot at the convention.

    I don't know what the Romneybots were so fucking afraid of that they had to cheat their own fucking rules to silence the man that brought new life, hope and energy into the Party.

    But cheat they did, and y'all will get Obummer for 4 more years because of it.
     
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    Actually foreign policy is one of the few sensible aspects of libertarian dogma.
     
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    Ron Paul does not actually "Do" anything
     
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    Bullshit,Bullshit and NO.
     

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