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Britt Combs: Ron Paul got it right

Britt Combs: Ron Paul got it right

By BRITT COMBS
jcombs@mcdowellnews.com
Thursday, September 11, 2008

Of all the political action in the past couple of weeks, by far the most interesting was the Ron Paul rally in Minnesota. While the Republicans and Democrats pitched feel-good woo at cherry-picked audiences of automatons, Paul addressed real concerns and real solutions.

Although, predictably, much of the television media ignored the event, Paul's supporters held a rally in Minnesota, and C-Span was great enough to air it on one of their channels.

The greatest moment was when Paul pointed out that, unlike the Democrat and Republican conventions, the rally cost the taxpayers no money. He said that the party conventions each cost the taxpayers over $16 million. Isn't that amazing? We paid for party big wigs to get drunk and dance with hookers for a week.

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