Ron Paul the GOP is Not my Party Remark is Why He is a True ConservativeSubmitted by SteveMT on Sat, 09/01/2012 - 16:52
A great read.
"But the most tragic of things – and I mean tragic in the old way: the failing of a great man – is that the Republicans are losing a true bedrock of principle. They are losing a sincere belief in American Conservatism, a political philosophy that takes its principles from the Founding and a belief in the inherent, God-given rights of individuals."
Ron Paul the GOP is Not my Party Remark is Why He is a True Conservative
James Velasquez - 1 minute ago
In a Friday interview with Bloomberg News, Rep Ron Paul (R-TX) was asked to reflect on his presidential campaign and state whether or not he was “unhappy” with his party.
“Well, it's not my party,” Rep. Paul responded. “I don't like politics at all, and I think both parties are Keynesian economists and both parties support the positions that I don't like. So the party in many ways is irrelevant.”
Strong words, but Paul’s decision not to speak at the convention, hold an alternate “We Are the Future” rally and book an early departure from Tampa – not to mention the Maine delegate controversy during the RNC – already drew some definitive lines between the himself and the GOP.