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NY Daily News Editorial: Like Ron Paul? Avoid Mitt Romney

BY Michael Tracey | NY Daily News

At a town hall event in Ohio last month, Rep. Paul Ryan was asked why supporters of Ron Paul — the iconoclastic congressman from Texas — should back this year’s Republican ticket. Appearing offended by the implication, Ryan scolded: “Do you want Barack Obama to be reelected?” Paul is a actually “friend,” he claimed, and the two are in agreement on key issues.

Baloney. Paul is one of only three GOP House members to not endorse Mitt Romney — and there are several reasons for this. Leave aside that Paul is a man of deep principle, while Romney appears to have never held a sincere belief in his life. More important are their governing visions, which stand in profound conflict.

Paul was moved to run in the 2008 Republican primary largely out of his disgust with President George W. Bush’s foreign policy. You may recall the preemptive invasion of Iraq?

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Paul Ryan is a loser!

He has no friends! Saying Ron Paul is a friend is lying to the American people! >:O

Who are the other two House representatives

who haven't endorsed Romney? I will guess Amash and Jones... maybe?

Damn Sad

when their one and only reply is “Do you want Barack Obama to be reelected?”

Joined the Liberty Movement in Anchorage, Alaska, 1977. Ron Paul supporter since 1983.
In Liberty from the Pacific Northwest.

Subtitle of article: "Libertarians are better off with Obama"

Ridiculous that this is on front page, it's a scam.

NY Daily News is giddy that it landed right where they wanted it, on the front page of Daily Paul...

Last night's "debate"... one of the geniuses (Ryan)

said (paraphrasing here) "We can't leave Afghanastan until 2014 because if we withdraw, we might lose what we have gained..." Were'nt we going to extend until 2009? Then 2011? Now 2014? Why didn't we withdraw 10 years ago? Of course we know the reasons, but so many clowns don't bother to put 2 and 2 together. "Lucky for Rulers that Men Do Not Think" -- Adolph Hitler

We will NEVER withdraw from

We will NEVER withdraw from any of these places! We will build "embassies" and leave troops in each place from now until we are bankrupt!

LOL...grasping at straws

President Obama may have authorized a drone war and escalated ground troops in Afghanistan, but at least he has avoided launching another full-scale invasion.

Well gee whiz, a President who refrains from launching a massive ground war while he has two already ongoing is practically a pacifist. Let's give this fella a Nobel Peace Prize...

Yes, it is true that under Obama, the Drug Enforcement Administration has continued to raid marijuana distribution facilities, while Marines have been deployed overseas on ill-advised drug interdiction missions.

But it’s equally true that Obama has demonstrated some measure of amenability to reform, at least rhetorically

LMFAO! Yup, that's what we Paulites are looking for, vague rhetorical amenability to some measure of reform.

...get a grip.

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

On second thought

...could this article be satire? Pointing out how similar Romney and Obama actually are? It certainly has that effect, maybe it was intended.

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

Holy sh it

An honest article!

Ron Paul - Intellectual hero

As another thread said

First it was the Romney surrogates now it's the Obama surrogates. Both are horrific.

"Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty."

Click Here To See The Candidates On The Record

I know, lets talk about Big Bird and NPR

"Romney has failed to evince an iota of rationality on this front. In May, he was asked for his view on the legality of medical marijuana. “Aren’t there issues of significance you’d like to talk about?” he rebuffed."

As A drug war rages on our southern border, fueled by prohibition, good call Mitt