Ron Paul Fans: Here Is Why The Media Lost Interest In Your CandidateSubmitted by Silence-Dogood on Tue, 11/01/2011 - 12:30
"Ron Paul has been consistently polling 3rd in the early Republican primary states. And yet, as the Paul-fans in our comments section constantly remind us, Ron Paul doesn't get respect from the media. Why is that?
There are a few minor reasons:
In 2008, Ron Paul seemed totally new, a huge contrast to the party discipline that had characterized the GOP under Bush.
His money-bombs were a big story four years ago. Less so now. The media has reported that he has a core of super-dedicated followers.
And while Ron Paul has been holding steady in the polls, he hasn't ever threatened to become a front-runner. He's never polled at 25 percent nationally, or in any of the early states"