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Why did RP never clearly say "no" to a possible Independent run?

I would be nice to learn that the plan all along was to ride the two party media wave. Then when RP inevitibly was robbed of the nomination, he goes independent. Diebold's aside - I would love for the Robmebots too see exactly how many votes their arrogance has cost the GOP with an independent run.

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Doug Wead Addressed This Issue After Active Campaigning Stopped

He said the third-party run was always just an empty threat.

Perhaps they felt that some primary voters, fearing a vote-splitting third-party run, would pull the lever for Dr. Paul.

"Bipartisan: both parties acting in concert to put both of their hands in your pocket."-Rothbard

Because he doesn't believe in absolutes.

...and doesn't want to.

His words and like everything else says, I believe him.

"because he doesn't believe

"because he doesn't believe in absolutes"

is that an absolute?

Simple, because it would hurt

Simple, because it would hurt the GOP takeover.

Gary Johnson isn't a Ron Paul, but he's the closest that's ever ran before and he has a stellar proven record in government.

Critical Thinking > Emotional Thinking > Pseudo-Intellectuals that Saturate DP
Utilitarianism > Consequentialism > Deontology > Egocentrism
Making people feel "troll'd" with the truth > being an intentional troll > acting like one naturally