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How can Romney make Ron Paul fans his buds? Back pot legalization.

Here’s a radical proposal for Mitt Romney : If he wants to pick up the much-coveted support of Ron Paul ’s energized and organized “army,” the best way to their hearts might be through their lungs.

We don’t expect the teetotaling former Massachusetts governor, who has said he supports the federal ban on marijuana, to take the leafy bait — but there are a few reasons it might not be such a wacky idea, once the GOP field has shaken out and he’s the last man standing.

First, Paul’s supporters could be quite valuable to the eventual GOP nominee. While they’ve been dismissed as the party’s fringe element, they’re young and enthusiastic, two characteristics the party badly needs in the general election.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/in-the-loop-how-can-r...

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I could care less about that

I could care less about that topic. It's like a side note to what is important. Really.

But Ron Paul already support legalization AND the Constitution

Romney can't win us over, can't take him at his word.

Plus, we have our candidate:

http://www.dailypaul.com/221817/4-20-end-the-drug-war-money-...

Jack Wagner

Little common ground

in principle

1) Candidate Paul espouses free markets

2) Candidate Romney espouses corporate welfare through unethical taxation

Choice A, please

I have no idea what the actual numbers are

but im pretty certain that "weed would get punted to the States to deal with under a Ron Paul presidency" is somewhere at the top of around page 14 of the list of reasons that the vast majority of his supporters want him in office.

No way

If we are considered to be about pot, then we all should just discontinue.

This is not productive. Its

This is not productive. Its more of a weapon against the movement that the help it could get. I believe in legalization as well, but to bring that up at this moment in the race would be counterproductive. Legalization at the federal level will be one of the many freedoms we will get back through Dr. Paul's presidential win. But views about freedom have to be spoon-fed because of the huge misinformation about gaining personal responsability.

Ron Paul for Freedom!!!

Knowledge is the currency of the Universe.-
Giorgio A. Tsoukalos

Pot Legalization?

GET THE PHUCK OUTTA HERE! That is a hoot! I can care less about pot legalization. In fact, I think it is unconstitutional for the federal govt to even legalize it. And it is unconstitutional for them to out law it. Leave it up to the states to enforce. BESIDES that, I will only be voting for Ron Paul because he OPENLY supports the US CONSTITUTION, and doesn't spend the people's money like a drunken sailor.
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To the poster of this article, don't take offense to the bombardment of -1's. The -1's are towards the wapo.

“When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic.” – Dresden James

WTF is he smoking?

WTF is he smoking?