Romney has chased off any hope of Paul supporters. Gary Johnson might now be the only hope of defeating Obama in the General. Romney cannot win!
From the YouTube description:
“I want to make sure that when the Republican Party loses, terribly
to, in my opinion, the worst president in history, I want [them to know]
it’s because they systematically shut out the most intelligent, most
youthful and active voting bloc in American history,” said Ron Paul
voter Mike Timoney.
Timoney’s statement accurately reflected the mood at PAULfest, a
celebration held by Congressman Ron Paul’s supporters at the Tampa
Fairgrounds on the weekend before the 2012 Republican National
Convention. With controversy surrounding the seating of GOP delegates in
several state conventions, many who caucused for Paul feel
disenfranchised by the actions of the GOP and vow to turn against the
party this election.
While certain attendees went so far as to call Mitt Romney a
“monster,” most of Paul’s youthful supporters exhibited more frustration
and disappointment than anger.
“[The GOP] made it clear yesterday that they see us more as a
nuisance than as potential allies,” said John Jones, one of 10 Ron
Paul-supporting Maine delegates that the RNC stripped of their delegate
status on Friday.
Libertarian Presidential Candidate Gary Johnson was a headlining
speaker at the event, which was in part sponsored by the Libertarian
“The frustration, I think, can get focused in a way that can impact
this election,” said Johnson. “And that would be, voting for me.”
Many Paul supporters at the event expressed support for Johnson’s
campaign, and even those who didn’t vowed not to vote for Romney.
“There’s no way I could support someone like him,” said Kenosha
Fisch, an Oklahoma delegate who lost her seat in a bitter power
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Produced by Zach Weissmueller and Tracy Oppenheimer.
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