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CS Monitor: Ron Paul Beat Mitt Romney In Campaign Contributions In At Least 10 States!

By Peter Grier | CS Monitor
April 27, 2012

Here’s something you hear on cable news all the time: Ron Paul hasn’t won a primary. He hasn’t won a caucus. Sure, he’s stealing a delegate at state conventions here and there, because his forces are well organized. But he’s lost. He should drop out and settle for an early-afternoon speaking slot at the Republican convention.

Here’s something you don’t hear: Representative Paul actually beat Mitt Romney in 10 states. In a manner of speaking.

What are we talking about? Money, that’s what. Political pros are fond of talking about the “money primary,” in which candidates compete, not for votes, but for campaign donations. It’s a crucial part of any nomination race, because a candidate without cash is like a shark that’s not moving forward, if you understand what we’re saying.

Look at Newt Gingrich: Don’t you think that deep down he really doesn’t want to drop out? But his campaign has run up millions of dollars in debt. He’s a sinking shark. (He loves zoos and aquariums, too, so he’d understand the reference.)

Paul, on the other hand, is still swimming. In the money primary context, the GOP nomination race has almost always been a two-man contest between Mr. Romney and Paul. Through the first quarter of 2012, Romney raised $87 million and Paul $37 million, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Mr. Gingrich’s soon-to-be-extinct effort garnered $22 million, while Rick Santorum raised $21 million before he dropped out.

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This is a great article...

Thanks for sharing!

~Chris
Norfolk, VA

~Chris
Norfolk, VA

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Let's ramp it up

Let's ramp it up folks. There is no Money Bomb at the moment but Ron Paul still need donations. Please consider throwing $5, $10, whatever you can swing to get us to the finish line:

http://ronpaul2012.com

Ron!

Paul!

2012!

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

Agreed!! Donate and Ask the Campaign to Sponsor a Money Bomb!!!!

With the next Grassroots Money Bomb not scheduled until May 17th it is important to try to donate a little every week!!!

In addition, 20 days is simply too long to wait for the Next Money Bomb.

Use the Suggestion/Contact Box at the Official Website and ask the Campaign to Sponsor a Money Bomb during the first week of May!!!!

What about that rich guy who was originally funding Newt and

then he said if Newt were to drop out he would fund another Republican....what hammpend to him? maybe he could give us some money-huh?

SequoiaTrees4RonPaul

That guy only likes people who are psychopaths

He would only do it for Paul if we were willing to send innocent men into wars to die for Israel. I wouldn't want that guy near Paul. If Paul took any money from that guy, let's say $5 million, well that would be worth negative $10 million because he would lose that many voters if he did.

RON PAUL CANNOT BE BOUGHT!!!!

Ron Paul = Integrity

Say it Loud and Say it Proud!

James