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Magic: WashPo downgrades Rand Paul from "front-runner" to "contender"

On Friday, Rand Paul was the GOP front-runner for 2016:

Rand Paul, 2016 Republican front-runner

By Chris Cillizza, Published: September 13 at 12:33

Then by magic on Sunday, the same article by the same author has a new headline!

Don’t underestimate Rand Paul as a 2016 presidential contender
By Chris Cillizza, Sunday, September 15, 11:40 AM


Rand is no longer the front-runner, he is merely a contender. Never-mind that Rand has been a contender all year long in every poll and in the last set of power ratings.

LOL, Washington Post.

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Let the Rand Paul national

Let the Rand Paulother prominent Republicans national media blackouts commence...

Andrew Napolitano for President 2016!

"Patriotism should come from loving thy neighbor, not from worshiping Graven images." - ironman77

Now, Now, They need to figure our which CFR member

is closest to Rand Paul in the Polls, then they'll name the front runner.

Isn't that the way it should be?

(Ah, NO!)

But that man should play the tyrant over God, and find Him a better man than himself, is astonishing drama indeed!~~D. Sayers
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15


They only changed the title.

The article still maintains that Rand is the front-runner.

That's the point, they

That's the point, they changed the headline (which most people read), but not the article.

A vote for Ron Paul is a vote for Thomas Jefferson. A vote for Rand Paul is a vote for James Madison.

Just another example of mass

Just another example of mass media mind games, trying to propel a non thinking pubic with subconscious impulse. Thanks for pointing it out.

Look, RCP only links to the

Look, RCP only links to the article now, after the title has been changed:

Don't Underestimate Rand Paul in 2016 - Chris Cillizza, Washington Post

A vote for Ron Paul is a vote for Thomas Jefferson. A vote for Rand Paul is a vote for James Madison.

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I would love to find out who is behind things like this.

Someone must be in charge of the spin.

nice catch


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