"A Ron Paul win will discredit the mainstream media". embedSubmitted by Barracuda_Trader on Tue, 01/03/2012 - 10:14
Mr Styles says he has friends in the Occupy movement who share his anger at what they see as the domination of the democratic process by powerful vested interests.
"I respect that people are waking up from their apathy," he says of the Occupiers.
This sign got its creator, Nick Styles, thrown out of a Ron Paul campaign event But he has thrown his lot in with Mr Paul, rather than join the Occupiers, because of the strength of the congressman's arguments on the economy and, in particular, his promise to get rid of the Federal Reserve and return the US to the gold standard.
"We have to look into his philosophy a little bit more rather than just taking what he says and thinking it's crazy because it's so far out of the mainstream," he says.
Mr Styles did not get to see his hero in action on this occasion.
He was politely ejected from the hotel by a pair of burly security guards, who took exception to his home-made banner, which reads: "A Ron Paul win will discredit the mainstream media".
The 32-year-old chef does not seem too upset, however.
"I'm going to get it in there for the victory speech. I don't think they can kick me out of that."