Well I'll update my "of course" to "most likely", seeing that this is Lew Rockwell speculating and not Ron Paul himself speaking.
I think if given the opportunity, Ron Paul would be pragmatic and take the matching funds. It's not like it's going into his pocket anyways (like the congressional pension fund), it will be used for his campaign and therefore the cause of liberty.
And to not accept would put him at a great disadvantage to his opponent.
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