Could be some of the talking heads in corp. tv media did too, but saying so would have cost them their jobs. Corp. media relies on big advertising dollars from other establishment corporations who felt threatened by RP, probably because of his well-known reputation as the only politician who couldn't be bought. They want someone who will "play ball" like a george bush or obama who'd fill the top admin. and treasury positions with Haliburton CEOs, Goldman Sachs people, and their own lobbyists.
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