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Ron Paul, Mitt Romney Clash On Afghanistan

"Romney said at a Republican presidential debate Monday that generals in Afghanistan should guide the pullout schedule based to conditions on the ground. He said the troops should come home as soon as possible under those conditions.

Paul said the president must tell generals what to do. He said if he were president he would begin withdrawing troops almost immediately. He said the United States has no purpose fighting a war in Afghanistan."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/13/ron-paul-mitt-romne...

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This was the defining moment of the debate, that was an absolute haymaker by Ron, made Romney look very weak!

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for peace.

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My email to the Huffington Post.

I didn't really know which contact point to select so I sent it to the "HAVE A SCOOP FOR US" SECTION AND EMAIL ADDRESS. lol

For Sam Stein and Huffington Post
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 8:30 AM
From:
"Stephen Dupont"
Add sender to Contacts
To:
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Huff P.

Here is a scoop for ya, Ron Paul is NOT an isolationist!! For the millionth time, please get it right or risk being characterized as a propagandist shill rather than an honest source for news.

Why do you insist in characterizing Ron Paul as an "ISOLATIONIST"?

Wiki definition for Isolationism is a foreign policy adopted by a nation in which the country refuses to enter into any alliances, foreign trade or economic commitments, or international agreements in hopes of focusing all of its resources into advancement within its own borders while remaining at peace with foreign countries by avoiding all entanglements of foreign agreements.

Rather, Ron Paul is in favor of non-intervention but is very interested in cultural exchange and free trade, commerce with all nations. If Ron Paul espoused both of the below listed positions then I would agree with Mr. Stein. But The truth is that Dr. Paul is in fact NOT an isolationist and has clearly explained his position on this subject on his website and on national television many, many times. This leads me to logically conclude that Mr. Stein is either ignorant of Dr. Paul's positions or is deliberately misstating Dr. Paul's positions to deceive your readers for his own personal reasons. Either way it is an embarrassment to your paper and the integrity of the Huffington Post. This issue is not an opinion based argument! It is one of fact where Dr. Paul has stated his position of Non-intervention rather than that of an Isolationist, he can not be both and to continue to misrepresent his position is just plain unethical. Please educate and inform Mr. Stein one more time of Dr. Paul's proper position on this matter to avoid an further embarrassment to your news organization.
Dr. Paul has been nothing but polite with his interactions with the media and doesn't deserve these soft innuendo style attacks against his character.

Non-interventionism – Political rulers should avoid entangling alliances with other nations and avoid all wars not related to direct territorial differences (self-defense).
Protectionism – There should be legal barriers to control trade and cultural exchange with people in other states.

Warmest Regards,
Stephen Dupont
New Bedford, Massachusetts

Warmest Regards
Stephen Dupont
New Bedford, Massachusetts

I noticed John King made it a

I noticed John King made it a point in the post interview to refer to Ron's foreign policy as non-intervention.

Good. LOL

Good. LOL