Throwing principles out the window are sacrificing oaths for a vote that isn't going to move the electoral vote, or replace the corruption. You've got to stay in to win. While we may lose some battles this fight isn't over and I'm still in.
Ron Paul is a Republican, and an exception, something to strive for politically, no matter what party or not, principles begin with self.
Ron Paul is a Republican and the reasons you are not only reflect your apathy, not his, not mine.