What did Ronald Reagan and Ron Paul do that gained praise for Reagan?
In 1976, Reagan's "Silent Majority" shocked the world by nearly beating a sitting President Gerald Ford.
The strategy was to win delegates on the state level, take over State
Party Organizations, and fill every committeeman and committee woman
slot in the United States - sound familiar?
So the next time someone complains:
Ron Paul is stealing delegates - Reagan did it.
Ron Paul supporters are taking over Republican State Organizations - Reagan did it.
Ron Paul supporters want to cause mischief - Reagan supporters did
Ron Paul supporters are trying to circumvent the system - Reagan did it
Ron Paul supporters are trying to win through the backdoor delegate process - Reagan did it
Folks it wasn't called the Reagan Revolution for nothing.
On a sidenote: Ron Paul led the Texas delegation in support of Reagan at the 1976 RNC.
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