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Ron Paul doesn't fully Endorse Romney

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Zaac, Aug 27, 2012.

  1. Zaac

    Zaac Well-Known Member

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    TAMPA -- Mitt Romney's presidential campaign gave Texas Rep. Ron Paul a chance to speak at the Republican National Convention, but he declined due to the conditions of the offer, the New York Times reports:

    Mr. Paul, in an interview, said convention planners had offered him an opportunity to speak under two conditions: that he deliver remarks vetted by the Romney campaign, and that he give a full-fledged endorsement of Mr. Romney. He declined.

    "It wouldn't be my speech," Mr. Paul said. "That would undo everything I've done in the last 30 years. I don't fully endorse him for president."
    Republicans plan to show a tribute video honoring the the retiring libertarian politician Tuesday at the convention. Paul is also holding his own rally nearby on Sunday afternoon.

    Ron Paul doesn't fully endorse Romney
     
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    targus New Member

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    Who cares?

    Ron Paul took a run at the nomination and lost.

    Why does he deserve the microphone?
     
  3. Zaac

    Zaac Well-Known Member

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    I guess someone in the Romney campaign felt like he had enough of a following to warrant it. :laugh:

    At least Ron Paul appears to have some convictions.
     
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    You confuse "convictions" with "self absorbed".
     
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    Yes, Ron Paul has many convictions. Specifically he has a conviction against earmarks all the while taking them home with him.
     
  6. Zaac

    Zaac Well-Known Member

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    Or maybe you confuse "self-absorbed" with "convictions". :laugh:
     
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    Ron Paul doesn't fully Endorse Romney


    So what? The only candidate Ron Paul would fully endorse is Ron Paul.
     
  8. Zaac

    Zaac Well-Known Member

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    He endorsed 4 candidates in 2008. He's just not a fan of Romney or Obama. :laugh:
     
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    '08 was four years ago.
     
  10. Zaac

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    Okay. He said the only candidate Ron Paul would fully endorse. He didn't reference a year.

    So 2008 show he would fully endorse another candidate and potentially will this year. It just won't be Romney.
     
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    Who cares? I don't.
     
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    In more relevant news the oldest person alive just turned 116 years old.
     
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    Romney will either win or lose the election on his own merit.
     
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