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What would it take for Ron Paul to endorse Romney?

TAMPA, April 7, 2012 – GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney continues to win primaries and Ron Paul still won’t go away.

Part of the reason is that the Paul campaign understands the primary process and knows a little history. Romney’s support is lukewarm, while Paul’s actual delegate total is dramatically understated.

As Robert Wenzel points out, Paul is a lot like Warren Harding. Harding went into the brokered 1920 convention with only 6% of the delegates, but emerged as the party’s nominee. Harding won the general election in a landslide and took a very non-interventionist approach to the Depression of 1921.

Free market economists cite Harding’s refusal to intervene in that crisis for the quick recovery that followed.

So, there is no reason not to take Ron Paul at his word when he says that he is still in the contest to win the nomination. Still, speculation persists that he has made a deal with Romney for an eventual endorsement.

In return, Paul would get a speaking slot at the convention, consideration for his son Rand, or concessions in the party platform.

Both Paul and Romney have repeatedly denied this. Paul acknowledges that he is open to talk to the other candidates and that Romney, a personal friend, is easier to talk to. However, anyone who believes Ron Paul will simply endorse the nominee in exchange for political favors doesn’t understand Ron Paul or his Revolution.

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We'd need to start observing frost...

on the wings of bats...just to even consider the possibility of Paul doing that...even then we'd need to dig deeper and test for cold...

Wha? .....hey....who stole my country?

Ron Paul will NEVER endorse Romney...

...under any circumstances whatsoever.

All speculation to the contrary is just that: speculation.

"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."

The whole Wizard of OZ

The whole Wizard of OZ shebang

Mitt would have to grow a heart, a brain, courage and a complete and irrevokable willingness to let the real wizard take front stage.

\In other words, to bow out and give RON the nomination....

then I'd consider trusting and believing in Mitt...


Is H E L L due to freeze over any time soon?

Perhaps if I was dead I would vote for him. I can't be sure because I obviously wouldn't know if I did or not.

Dead people seem to be voting a lot lately.

Is Hell due to Freeze Over?

Yeah: http://www.godchannel.com

Freedom is my Worship Word!

Reprogramming Romney the

Reprogramming Romney the Robot and giving Ron Paul the controls lol

Can a grown man grow a conscience and establish principles.


Free includes debt-free!

Hopefully, it would take

a miracle!

“It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.”
―Emmet Fox

If the sky fell inward and fell, is exactly how likely that is..

Only if the sky fell inward would he do so.

Hey, if Larken Rose can endorse Romney

Hey, if Larken Rose can endorse Romney -- and he has -- then Dr. Paul should have no problem. And he should quote Larken's endorsement when he does it. :)

Recommended reading: The Most Dangerous Superstition by Larken Rose