Monday, May 9, 2011

Ron Paul driving Republicans' White House campaign -

Ron Paul driving Republicans' White House campaign - - Juan Williams:

May 9, 2011 - "Republican politics are being shaped by a 75-year-old, 12-term Texas congressman with a son in the Senate. And incredibly, it is no longer out of the realm of possibility that this outcast of the GOP establishment may win the party’s presidential nomination.

"If you have not been paying attention, it is time to look around and realize that we are living in the political age of Rep. Ron Paul....

"At last week’s debate, put on by my other employer, Fox News Channel, I was struck by the libertarian flair the iconoclast injected into the evening....

"He has been adamantly opposed to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan since the beginning and has called for an immediate pullout of all U.S. troops. He rails against the American 'empire' and argues that U.S. spending on a global military presence should be cut....

"Even when he called for legalization of marijuana, cocaine and heroin at the debate it did not elicit hooting but cheers from South Carolina’s famously right-wing Republicans."

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