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The Right Perspective - Ron Paul Effect May Have Cost Romney the Election

The GOP’s snubbing of conservative-libertarian Ron Paul and his supporters may have cost Republican candidate Mitt Romney the presidential race, a new analysis shows.

Romney’s margin of loss to President Obama in five states – the swing states Florida, Ohio, Virginia, New Hampshire, and the dyed-blue Connecticut – were less than the number of votes Paul won during the Republican primary, shows political news website Policymic.

In Florida alone, President Obama defeated Romney by 46,000 votes while Paul got more than 117,000 votes in the primary. If only 40-percent of these Ron Paul Republicans stayed home on Election Day, it would have been enough to cost Romney the state and its 29 electoral votes.

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Ron Paul Effect Costing Romney the Election

OK. I get it that Romney would alienate his financial support from the Sheldon Adelson's of the world if he didn't take a pro-war, Israel-first positions. And Romney would not be able to compete. But why so vindictive? He was confident he wouldn't lose to Ron Paul. Why not have an honest delegate count and allow Ron to win 200 or so of them? It would have meant a lot to Ron Paul supporters to be clear victors over #2,3,4,5,and 6. None of us who heard the John "Bomb Iran" McCain speech knowing that Ron Paul had been cheated out of his time on the floor could then turn around and vote for Mitt.

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New Article - no comments yet - have at it folks.

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I don't have an account there. If one of you do, maybe throw this link out there to help educate:

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

Very nice DOC!

Thanks for sharing the link. It amazes me that this isn't obvious to everyone. But it's because of the Controlled MSM, everyone should share things like this while the opportunity is here.