Ron Paul's I-told-you-so Moment: “We are winning this intellectual fight!”Submitted by Michael Nystrom on Tue, 11/08/2011 - 10:48
By Anjeanette Damon | Las Vegas Sun
Monday, Nov. 7, 2011
Running for president four years ago, Paul spawned a movement of mostly young political outsiders with doomsday talk of deficit spending and manipulation of the monetary system leading to economic ruin.
Perhaps nowhere else in the country did the movement take off like it did in Nevada, where his passionate followers fueled a second-place finish in the caucuses and hijacked the state convention in an effort to send Paul delegates to the national convention.
Now, Paul is seeking to build his following into an electoral force large enough to win the nomination. And he believes the economic collapse ignited by the bursting of the housing bubble, which he predicted well before it occurred, has given his message a credibility it lacked in 2008.
“We are winning this intellectual fight,” he told the Las Vegas Sun in a recent interview. “Last time they didn’t know what I was talking about. Now they do.
“The regulated economy and the inflation economy has brought us to our knees. It’s brought the world to its knees.”
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