VIDEO: Dr. Paul ROCKS Bangor, Waterville, & Lewiston, Maine - 1/27Submitted by AnCapMercenary on Fri, 01/27/2012 - 15:57
Ron Paul kicks off two-day tour of Maine in Bangor
By Eric Russell, BDN Staff
Jan. 27, 2012
BANGOR, Maine — Declaring the “freedom movement alive and well,” Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul kicked off a two-day statewide tour in Bangor on Friday with the hope of convincing enough delegates to support him at Maine’s caucuses, which begin next weekend.
Paul, the 76-year-old Congressman from Texas, is the only current GOP candidate who has yet to win a state’s primary or caucus, but he has been racking up delegates in many states.
“We came to where the action is. We came to get delegates. That’s the name of the game. That’s how you win an election,” he told a crowd of about 300 people packed inside the Union Street Brick Church in downtown Bangor...
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The Doc also spoke at Waterville, ME & ME.Gov.LePage ASKED the Doc for an impromptu meet!
The Doc also traveled to Lewison, ME. ON THE SAME DAY! Did I mention the man is 76? 76! Yes, 76! Of course, y'all rabble-rousers knew that. But the Man never ceases to amaze me, in deep, deep snow, no less!
Ron Paul greeted by cheering crowd in Lewiston
By Mark LaFlamme, Staff Writer
Published on Friday, Jan 27, 2012 at 9:09 pm | Last updated on Friday, Jan 27, 2012 at 10:10 pm
LEWISTON — Urgent message to Rep. Ron Paul: You're going to need a bigger hall.
At the Ramada Inn on Friday night, it wasn't just standing-room only. It was shoulder to shoulder and elbow to elbow, and that was a full hour before the presidential hopeful had arrived.
"We may have to take that wall down," local conservative activist Paul Madore said a half-hour before Paul was due to speak. "And put up some chairs."
They did remove the wall, doubling the size of the room. Still, the space was crammed full as several hundred people showed up early and a few more trickled in late. And if anything was more striking than the size of the crowd, it was the diversity of it: Men and women well past the age of retirement stood next to kids not yet old enough to vote. There were men with beards and men who had shaved and put on suits. There were women in skirts and teenagers in jeans. Parents brought their kids to hear Paul speak and a few teenagers brought dates...