Rand Paul’s Shocking Endorsement of Mitt Romney
It took me a few days to get around to writing this post, because I’m still shocked over what transpired last week within the Ron Paul camp.
Rand Paul Endorses Mitt Romney:
I think it’s fair to say that the Paul supporters were blindsided by this announcement.
Rand claims that his primary support still goes to his father, but if that were the case, and if he stood for what he has all along claimed he does, there is no way he could, in good conscience, rally behind Romney.
Ron Paul is practically the polar opposite of Romney…..or so we were led to believe.
Libertarians and NeoCons are at the opposite end of the spectrum. Period.
The Libertarian Party issued a scathing press release stating:
When Dr. Rand Paul ran for U.S. Senate in Kentucky, many of his fund-raising appeals were sent to the donors and supporters of his father, Congressman Ron Paul. They were designed to convince Ron’s supporters that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. That Rand was, like his legendary father, a steadfast champion of liberty.
But no true libertarian, no true friend of liberty, and no true blue Tea Partier could possibly even consider, much less actually endorse or approve of, the Father of Obamacare, Big Government tax and spender, Republican Mitt Romney.
Especially the son of Ron Paul, who has no excuse.
Indeed, Rand’s announcement was like a slap in the face to the die-hard Paul supporters – the Patriots who have worked tirelessly, giving blood, sweat, and tears fighting to get Ron Paul elected.
If not elected, at least respected.
Did Rand Paul Betray His Father?
Was Rand Paul’s endorsement the result of a rumored death threat against his father?
Natural News posted an interesting linguistics analysis of Rand Paul’s endorsement, which seems to indicate that his statements were not sincere.
There’s no way to know for sure exactly what happened in the Paul camp. But as a long-time, staunch Ron Paul supporter, I feel betrayed. Rand’s announcement raises some serious questions in my mind in addition to the death threat rumor.
Have they been exaggerating the success of their delegate strategy to make us believe Ron Paul would have a chance in a brokered convention?
Is there a correlation between Rand Paul’s endorsement and Ron’s behavior towards Romney during the debates?
It was odd that Paul would viciously attack others, but went much easier on Romney. There were many that found this suspicious and questioned if there was a deal between Paul and Romney, which Paul denied.
I, personally, am now wondering if Paul really did have a deal with Romney all along.
It’s pretty evident that the other candidates were liars and sell outs. The Pauls were so appealing, because they seemed to be the only ones who would stick to their principles no matter what.
Something isn’t right here.
Are the death threat rumors true?
Did something or someone force Rand’s hand, or is it possible that the Paul’s aren’t quite the men we believed they were?
As much as I hate to even think it, perhaps Rand and Ron are the best deceivers of them all. So good, in fact, that none of us realized we were being played.
Is it possible that they were willing participant’s in the GOP’s game all along?
I don’t know about you, but after what has transpired this past week, red flags are going up all over the place.
One thing is for certain, Rand’s endorsement could potentially destroy both his and his father’s credibility.
And it should.
You can’t spend your political career shouting from the rooftops about your character and integrity….and then do this.
Credibility ruined. Trust destroyed.
My intention has always been to write Ron Paul in if he didn’t get the nomination.
That plan may have changed. I will NEVER vote for Obama or Romney. But I’m also not sure I’ll be voting for Paul now either.
As much as I believe that everyone should vote, I may be sitting this one out as a matter of principle.
If you are or were a Paul supporter, I’d love to hear your thoughts and feelings about this situation, so please leave your comments below.
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