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Prediction: Ron Paul Will Endorse Romney…Kind of


This prediction is based on Ron Paul not winning the nomination. There’s still the chance that he pulls off an upset at the convention.

When it comes to endorsements, Ron Paul occasionally gives questionable ones. Lamar Smith, Michael McCaul, Ted Cruz to name a few. So why would an endorsement for Romney be off the table?

Ron Paul didn’t need to give John McCain his endorsement in 2008, because it didn’t mean much to the GOP. So much so that they didn’t even invite Ron Paul to the convention. 2012 is a different story. Ron Paul has a much larger base of supporters, and Governor Romney will be in a tight race with President Obama. You can bet the pressure will be put on Congressman Paul by the establishment to endorse Romney.

Does a Ron Paul endorsement of Romney even matter? Not really. Most Ron Paul supporters will see it as Paul being put under immense pressure, and only doing it to protect Rand Paul’s future. Don’t expect any true Ron Paul supporter to be voting for Romney, even with a Ron Paul endorsement.

Expect the endorsement to be a toeing of the line. Something like “I believe Romney would be better for this country than Obama”. This will appease the establishment while being able to say to his supporters “I didn’t endorse Romney, I just said he’d be better than Obama”. Very unlikely you’ll see anything in an email that says “I encourage you to vote for Romney”.

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Protect Rand?

Nonsense. Ron would not sacrifice his principles (by endorsing Rmoney) for his son's political future. That goes against all his behavior for the past 30 years of being in politics. It's not about 1 person - even his son - it's about the ideas he espouses.

don't think so

i really hope he doesn't do it for his own good. as the op says, ron paul's endorsement means very little as far as supporters go. even tho his supporters love him for what he is doing - they have learnt to stick to principles and be self-informant, which will not translate in more votes for romney. to go along with it, i think ron paul is a bit worried about his legacy and how his name will carry on in the future, surrendering so close to end would absolutely crush that. funny how he hit the peak of his career in such an old day and it's not yet finished - let's get the man to the oval office ffs!!

Ron Paul 2012



LibertyChat is a Romulan troll

He's been here for 1 week and all of his posts have been to divide supporters. I don't know why the admins don't delete scumbags like this.

The bold effort the present bank had made to control the government ... are but premonitions of the fate that await the American people should they be deluded into a perpetuation of this institution or the establishment of another like it-Andrew Jackson

Yeah, who needs freedom of

Yeah, who needs freedom of speech when we can dictate what opinions people are allowed to give here, that's what this revolution is all about.

Just another idiot.

Here for a week.

This site is not public property and If you are a

troll which you are, you deserve no speech here. Now go back to whatever low-life Romney site you came from.

The bold effort the present bank had made to control the government ... are but premonitions of the fate that await the American people should they be deluded into a perpetuation of this institution or the establishment of another like it-Andrew Jackson

Dr.paul wont

wont endorse that fake ass lying rhino,and if he does then i still wont be voting for that scum bag.


A vote for Romney is a vote for Obama.

Dr. Ron Paul is winning. Obama and Romney should just drop out.


would anyone think that Ron Paul would endorse Romney?

If that happened there would be no doubt in my mind that someone RP loves dearly was threatened, and not in the form of his sons career.

Ron Paul supporters love Ron Paul for his principals, his beliefs, etc, etc. Ron Paul endorsing Romney would not trigger his grassroots to vote for RoBama.

Hmm, I tend to disagree - Do not endorse Romney

Romney has been paying (otherwise uninspired) people and cajoling them to endorse him this entire election season. Ron Paul should stand firm and not play that game no matter what promises are made to him. Romney is wrong on about 10 litmus test issues. Paul should proclaim ideological consistency and the inability to be bought loudly, which would inspire his supporters further for future uprisings.

We now know that Obama paid Wright, his Pastor, hush money in 2008.

Our movement cannot sacrifice its integrity in exchange for anything.

Ok Mr. 1 week 1 day troll

During this short time, you sure have posted a lot of crap. "Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt."

Get lost. This site has no use for you.

“Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.”― Henry David Thoreau

Ron told the press

Ron told the press a few weeks ago that he couldn't imagine endorsing Romney due to the huge differences platforms (doesn't mean its impossible). Ron continued to talk about if he DID endorse Romney, his supporters probably wouldn't listen to him anyway and he would lose credibility. So even IF Romney wins the nomination and adopts all of Paul's ideas, the majority of us still won't vote for Romney because it obvious if Romney gets elected, he will throw Liberty out the window and do whatever his corporate masters tell him to anyway.

Thinking without my Ron Paul

Thinking without my Ron Paul hat on I expect some sort of peace offering but no straight out endorsement. Ron will do what he keep to make sure our delegates are heard and treated with respect but I'm pretty sure he knows he cannot morally endorse a candidate that does not share his ideology and is so supportive of the status quo. My guess is he will work with Romney to make sure our voice is heard and that Romney camp doesn't pull some shady stunt in Tampa. He's a civil guy and I don't expect that to change, and just maybe he's working on educating Romney, and just maybe Romney is coming around but can't do so publicly.

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If Rand believes what he

If Rand believes what he preaches he will not want an endorsement or support from the likes of Mitt Romney in a few years time


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Another friendly reminder:

Doctor Ron Paul Will NEVER Endorse romney and even if he did - and he won't - NOT ONE OF US WOULD EVER SUPPORT mitt romney WITH ONE VOTE OR ONE PENNY.


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MY "prediction"

Dr. Paul will be the nominee!

Give us clear vision, that we may know where to stand and what to stand for - because unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything.
~ Peter Marshall, US Senate Chaplain 1947

RP, who has never compromised,

is not about to begin now.

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Thanks for another anti-paul post

All of your posts have some negative twist to them. Reason A) you think you understand the revolution, but you really don't. I used to be somewhat of a RP fan, but not a huge supporter/donator/DPer. But one day it just hit me, it all made sense. In a matter of a day I realized that I was a sheep, and Hannity/Rush/Orielly/etc are all full of shit. You can never go back. Reason B) Troll

ok DailyPaul is turning into a comedy website now

I get it!!
what a joke.

Not a chance

Ron Paul is a man of principle and wouldn't endorse Mitt Romney if he was held at gunpoint.

In your dreams....

...as you slumber under the bridge...

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

Good Lord

The trolls are coming out of the woodwork like roaches.

Someone please turn on the lights.

Then get some natrual troll

repellent: Ron Paul.

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NO!!!He ran as a Republican in 2008, and when he dropped out he didn't endorse McCain. He endorsed Chuck Baldwin because his policies & beliefs matched with Paul's. He already said he will endorse someone only if they clearly fall in line with Constitutional policies. Ron will not endorse Romney just on the fact that Romney backs the NDAA alone(not to mention the rest). If Paul endorsed Romney, he would have to endorse Obama too(LOL). And Rand can carry himself, he's not like Romney that needed his Daddy to hold his hand.

Not no but


Yet another post intended to distract and divide the movement

Hopefully members resit the urge to respond to this post.

There may be a time when this question becomes relevant, but now is not the time. Asking it now only serves to promote anger and division.

The movement will not be divided.