Huffington Post: "Ron Paul 2012 Campaign Could Spoil Romney, Perry Hopes "Submitted by spacehabitats on Mon, 10/03/2011 - 13:22
"McALLEN, Texas -- Ron Paul, antagonist of the Federal Reserve and advocate for the gold standard, probably won't capture the Republican presidential nomination. But with his libertarian leanings energizing a small though growing group of passionate conservatives, the quirky Texas congressman is proving to be a force in the 2012 contest."
Read the rest at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/03/ron-paul-2012_n_991...
Except for the multiple references to his unelectable status and the obligatory use of the "L" word, not too bad of an article.
I think this new emphasis on "spoiler" by the MSM is designed to reinforce his marginal role and cause more resistance to his campaign among the GOP base("spoilers" don't actually WIN elections, they just cause others to lose them). Its one of the few ways they can stir up hostility against the good doctor without giving him frontrunner status.