Why does the media ignore Ron Paul?

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    Ron Paul gets ignored by the media. If he got half the press that Mitt Romney or Santorum got, he would have taken the nomination. The only time he got any press was when he started to go up in the poles, then they spread a bunch of lies about him being racist. It's like that's all the media can focus on, and not his intelligent ideas.
     
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    it's because there is a power structure in place in DC. Anyone, or anything, that threatens that power structure (meaning that certain people would lose influence, money, power) is dismissed. that's why our presidents govern in a similar fashion.
     
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    There are some things I like about Paul but..

    How many dang times is this man going to run for President?

    I think there is another agenda here. don't know what it is.
     
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    Because he is so ignorable?

    How many times has he ran for president on one ticket or another?
     
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    No, because he upsets the status quo of the two parties.
     
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    That is one reason why he is so ignorable by the partisan sheeple.
    It is not just the media.
     
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    To answer your question in the most direct manner, "they don't like him." I think the reasons why are apparent. He actually wants the constitution followed, and that scares the hell out of them.
     
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    Like it or not...uscitizen is right.
    It is not because of some widespread conspiracy...more like the media's desire for advertising dollars.
    Again...like it or not...your average American right or wrong doesn't care about Ron Paul. Therefore the media is not going to spend much time covering him.
    For the same reason the media doesn't cover the real issues either, or press candidates to talk about them. The average American doesn't understand the issues - nor is willing to take the time to understand them.
     
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    He has no intelligent ideas and isn't even a serious candidate. Matter of fact, the only reason he is still in is to run interference for Mitt to secure a cabinet position for himself or his Son. Aside from all that, he is just another congressional lifer sucking the life blood out of the country.
     
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    Because everyone else is ignoring Ron Paul.
     

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