Sunday, September 2, 2012

Ron Paul Supporters Disgruntled: "Time to Move Beyond Politics?"

The following is a introduction to a guest post that appeared on the financial and news website, ZeroHedge. Ron Paul supporters are most certainly disgruntled after the way they were treated at the recent RNC convention. 

I am still not quite sure why a soft glove was not used and why Romney did not try to bring the Ron Paul supporters into the fold. They are not happen to say the least. 

Read more below:

"In the lead up weekend to the RNC convention, Tampa, Florida was awash in political electricity. The ideal of democratic participation, the feeling of rejuvenation and community, joining the ranks of one’s ideological brethren to charge into intellectual combat for the future of our nation. Unfortunately, some were well aware that the Republican convention was a farce, and knew full well what the end result would be for the Ron Paul campaign. It has become clear that Benton and others have been “handling” Ron Paul for a considerable portion of his campaign and attempting to divorce him from the elements of the movement which are seen as “extreme” or anti-establishment, even though these are the same elements that catapulted Ron Paul into the minds of average Americans. Sadly, this is the ultimate weakness of the political ideal. The cold hard fact is; some men are not men. Some men are monsters, and reason is the last thing that will ever sway them… All in all, it is not a bad time to be a champion of the Constitutional philosophy, and the existence of such a movement gives me enduring optimism. I do not “think” we will prevail; I KNOW we will prevail. It is time to take matters into our own hands."

Read the full article at ZeroHedge, here: