Ron Paul’s Anti-Fed Message Drives 2012 White House Bid Gaining Respect

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Jun 27, 2011 3:00 PM
Ron Paul’s Anti-Fed Message Drives 2012 White House Bid Gaining Respect
When Ron Paul announced four years ago that he was running for president, the congressman from Texas had a tough time attracting attention.

Paul -- known for his calls for a significantly limited government, opposition to the Iraq, Afghan and Libyan conflicts and his drive to get rid of the Federal Reserve -- stayed in Washington to declare his candidacy for the 2008 Republican nomination on C-Span, the cable television station devoted to government proceedings. His entry earned a one-sentence mention near the end of a Washington Post political story, and little notice elsewhere.