I tend to agree. Ron Paul is the ideal GOP candidate and I hope that he has a surprise win in Tampa. However, if he is not victorious in Tampa, I'd much prefer a Romney/Paul ticket over a Romney/Rubio or the like. I'm not sure why everyone is blasting Rand. In his statement on Hannity he very clearly stated that his father is his first choice and was always his first choice for the GOP nominee, but in light of the nomination process results would support the GOP against Obama. Would you all prefer that Rand goes on a tirade against the GOP, effectively ending his career and ensuring that neither he nor his father ever make it to the White House? It's pretty clear that Rand wasn't excited about making the statement of support; in fact, he seemed to struggle in finding commonalities that he could speak to...mostly spoke of family similarities and values. If you watch the clip, at one point Hannity pushes Rand to promote Romneys campaign platform, but Rand redirects the conversation to discuss the Paul view of SOPA, Auditing the Fed, and encouraging the energy industry. Sometimes we have to look at the long range goals and take steps toward those goals even though it may hurt a little bit.
In Dr. Paul's Texas speech he referenced losing battles, but winning the war...
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