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Zalatix

(8,994 posts)
Sat Sep 1, 2012, 09:43 PM Sep 2012

What is the strategic feasibility of Democrats helping Ron Paul in Republican states/districts?

Republicans have done this to us... so why not do it to them?

I'm thinking Ron Paul has lots of followers in Texas... would it be a winning strategy to hard sell him to Republicans there? Ron Paul is on the ticket in Texas, is he not?

If we can split the GOP vote in Texas then Obama walks to home plate in this election. Win Texas, win the election...

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What is the strategic feasibility of Democrats helping Ron Paul in Republican states/districts? (Original Post) Zalatix Sep 2012 OP
Meh. Throw a few bones there just to bug Ronney. JoePhilly Sep 2012 #1
Texas is more purple than red now. I believe H Ross Perot also split Texas. Zalatix Sep 2012 #2
I have been actively encouraging Paulbots and Teabaggers Arctic Dave Sep 2012 #3
Ron Paul will be on Leno... Pilotguy Sep 2012 #4
Payback indeed. Let us help them! LOL Zalatix Sep 2012 #5
If Ron Paul can find a place to park his ass in a third party situation I think it might just work Panasonic Sep 2012 #6
 

Zalatix

(8,994 posts)
2. Texas is more purple than red now. I believe H Ross Perot also split Texas.
Sat Sep 1, 2012, 09:55 PM
Sep 2012
http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS/national.php?year=1992

So if we can pull another H Ross Perot in Texas, that would surely cost Romney the electoral votes of Texas.
 

Arctic Dave

(13,812 posts)
3. I have been actively encouraging Paulbots and Teabaggers
Sat Sep 1, 2012, 10:10 PM
Sep 2012

To stop being repug toadies and do a write in campaign for RP.

You know, stand by their conviction or bow to their superior, Rmoney.

Pilotguy

(438 posts)
4. Ron Paul will be on Leno...
Sat Sep 1, 2012, 10:23 PM
Sep 2012

...Tuesday evening and the internet is a buzz with wild speculation that he has some announcement to make. Some think he will endorse Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate. That will certainly cost Romney a whole bunch of votes. I think there is a lot of bitterness about the way Ron Paul's delegates were treated at the GOP convention and maybe it's payback time.

 

Panasonic

(2,921 posts)
6. If Ron Paul can find a place to park his ass in a third party situation I think it might just work
Sat Sep 1, 2012, 10:34 PM
Sep 2012

siphoning off a lot of Rmoney votes in Texas and elsewhere (Maine comes to mind) - I think Obama could have a sweep of all 50 states.

Liberterian Party has its own candidate - Gary Johnston.

So he will have to kick someone out of the Constitution Party or some other fringe right-wing party.

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