CHICAGO, January 9, 2012 – If there is one thing you should never count out in politics, its Ron Paul; make that two things, if you count his supporters.
Even now, Paul, a Texas Congressman, is again closing the gap in the New Hampshire primary. A Suffolk University/7 News poll published on Saturday had Romney at 35%, down from 40% two days before. Paul rose to 20% from 17. 15% are undecided.
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Republican presidential frontrunners may come and go, beaten into submission by the mainstream media spotlight or Romney Super Pac ad spots, but the two intense political factions – smaller government constitutionalists and foreign policy non-interventionists – that make up Ron Paul’s support are of the sort that “never say die.”
And if the Illinois crowd that turned out to watch their hero, Ron Paul, at this weekend’s GOP presidential debate is any indication, they will be around for many an election cycle to come. It was with a sense of passion and resolve that more than 200 Ron Paul supporters packed the Wise Fools Pub in Lincoln Park on Chicago’s trendy north side.
Some sported “End the Fed” t-shirts. Others donned t-shirts emblazoned with Ron Paul’s knowing mug and the question: “Who is this man and why is he trying to save my country?” In truth, the energy was different than your standard issue Republican event.It was intense.
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