Your original candidate for this pres election was...?

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    Fred T.

    Honest question - no flaming intended - how the hell can someone go from RP to Obammy?

    You have a strict Constitutionalist, vehemently pro-gun, pro-life.... And then you have an anti-gun, pro-choice "living, breathing document" type.

    Never made sense to me. Anyone wanna fill me in?
     
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    Been wondering that myself. I guess they take the liberal anti-war rhetoric and compare it to Ron's foreign policy. Because besides that, there's absolutely nothing they match up on.

    And they really don't even match up that closely on THAT.
     
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    Moon Why so serious?

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    Fred!
     
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    I suspect it is younger people who don't exactly how different The Paul and Obama are ...

    They just flocked to the trendy, anti-war candidate ...

    Or maybe that's not the case and it's just some really disgruntled conservatives who are upset that the GOP has nominated a liberal for POTUS ...

    I'm leaning more towards the former ...
     
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    From what I understood they thought he was some kind of conservative hero for something he did with Nixon, though it turned out to be not quite what they thought it was...other than that, I think they were dazzled by his on-screen persona.

    :rofl:
     
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    True, Fred didn't offer anything fancy like Biden's extensive history as a plagiarist.
     
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    Yes by having affairs with them! :)
     
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    Duncan Hunter

    likely the only candidate that ran a campaign worse than Thompsons
     
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    He never did get any traction ...

    But at least his supporters didn't make complete fools of themselves annointing him as the next POTUS along with the whole "Democrats dread the Fred," thing. ;)
     
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    Gingrich/Rice 2008 (sigh)

    I liked Fred for awhile, he was slightly more interested in the job than Newt, lol.

    Ron Paul? Never. Now, "Chairman of the Fed" Ron Paul has a nice ring. :badgrin:
     

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