Few of Ron Paul’s enthusiastic supporters actually expect their curmudgeonly, 77-year-old champion to win election as President of the United States, but they nonetheless plan to give him their votes in Republican primaries in order “to send a message” to the GOP and the nation at large.
Campaign season is not a time for truth. It's a time for the candidates, the press and the voters to tell themselves fables.
If he doesn't win the nomination? "I will vote for Ron Paul no matter what."
"Are you calling Mitt Romney a liar?" "Yes."
"Our supporters were so enthusiastic about it they went and bumped up her sales of her records by 600 percent."
It’s time to have a frank conversation about “the one,” and we are not talking about President Barack Obama.
One of the often-repeated catch phrases of our time -- "It's the economy, stupid!" -- has already stopped thinking in some quarters for a couple of decades.
The politics of personal destruction is nothing new. It has been around from the beginning of the country when worse things were said about presidents and presidential candidates than have been alleged against Herman Cain.