Remember Ron PaulSubmitted by DeMolay on Tue, 12/04/2012 - 03:13
The MSU Standard: This month, when I found out that Ron Paul is retiring, I began to cry sad, salty Libertarian tears.
I know this isn’t a reason to cry for everyone, but it should be.
The neoconservatives among you are bitterly muttering that Ron Paul is a crackpot, so his retirement doesn’t matter. The die-hard liberals among you are squinting and saying, “Isn’t that the guy who wants to legalize weed? But most of you have probably only heard Ron Paul’s name in passing. Although the news of his retirement is gracing few headlines, it is better late than never to get informed.
Basically, Ron Paul is a warrior.
First, he was a medical officer, doctoring wounded soldiers. Then, he delivered roughly 4,000 babies. Then, he saw how screwed up things were getting in the government and became a wildly popular Texas senator. Then, he ran for president three times.
What follows is a brief summary of Ron Paul’s political career.