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RonPaultards for The ZOT Nomination!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The Daily Beast ^ | 12-16-11 | Andrew Sullivan

Posted on 12/25/2011 8:30:15 AM PST by Supreme One

...I thought Huntsman would be my ideal candidate. And indeed, his tax reform proposals--modeled on Bowles-Simpson--are dead-on....

On foreign policy, Huntsman also favors a more realist correction to neocon excess, and would build on Obama's remarkable successes.... And his sanity on climate change--certainty that it is man-made but real skepticism about how to tackle it--is, in my view, the conservative position. And, almost alone among the Republicans, he acknowledges that gay people exist and that our committed relationships merit recognition in the law.

So why not Huntsman? The sad truth is: he simply hasn't connected with the voters, generates little enthusiasm, and has run a mediocre campaign....

Which brings me to Ron Paul. Let me immediately say I do not support many of his nuttier policy proposals. I am not a doctrinaire libertarian. Paul's campaign for greater oversight of the Fed is great, but abolition of it is utopian and dangerous.... There are times when he is rightly described as a crank....

But all this is why a conservative like me is for Obama. What we are talking about here is who to support in a primary dominated by extremes, resentment, absence of ideas and Obama-hatred.

And I see in Paul none of the resentment that burns in Gingrich or the fakeness that defines Romney or the fascistic strains in Perry's buffoonery.... He has now gone through two primary elections without compromising an inch of his character or his philosophy.... He is, in other words, a decent fellow, and that's an adjective I don't use lightly. We need more decency among Republicans.

The constant refrain on Fox News that this man has "zero chance" of being the nominee is a propagandistic lie....

(Excerpt) Read more at andrewsullivan.thedailybeast.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; Politics/Elections
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I'm not sure I agree with the conclusion, but he has an excellent point about the need for decency -- integrity and civility have been distressingly rare in the GOP of late.
1 posted on 12/25/2011 8:30:17 AM PST by Supreme One
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To: Supreme One

But no guts. He’s a whiner.


2 posted on 12/25/2011 8:33:00 AM PST by SkyDancer ("If You Want To Learn To Love Better, You Should Start With A Friend Who You Hate")
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To: Supreme One

But no guts. He’s a whiner.


3 posted on 12/25/2011 8:34:06 AM PST by SkyDancer ("If You Want To Learn To Love Better, You Should Start With A Friend Who You Hate")
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To: Supreme One

Sorry for the double post. There’s a storm coming and the power glitched.


4 posted on 12/25/2011 8:35:03 AM PST by SkyDancer ("If You Want To Learn To Love Better, You Should Start With A Friend Who You Hate")
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To: Supreme One
Yeah, I'll listen go the guy who invented homosexual "marriage."

Pass.
5 posted on 12/25/2011 8:35:15 AM PST by Antoninus (Defeat Romney--Defeat Obama.)
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To: SkyDancer; Supreme One

He’s a stoned, whining, racist “truther”.


6 posted on 12/25/2011 8:36:21 AM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: Supreme One


These guys say, vote for Ron Paul.
7 posted on 12/25/2011 8:36:40 AM PST by Antoninus (Defeat Romney--Defeat Obama.)
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To: Supreme One
and would build on Obama's remarkable successes....

No need to read past this point in the article. The author is an idiot.
8 posted on 12/25/2011 8:37:09 AM PST by dmartin (Not the 'Change' you were 'Hoping' for?)
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To: Antoninus

>>homosexual “marriage.”<<

Oh yeah, and that too.


9 posted on 12/25/2011 8:37:26 AM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: dmartin
No need to read past this point in the article. The author is an idiot.

That's why I saw no need to read past the authors name, Andrew Sullivan

10 posted on 12/25/2011 8:38:51 AM PST by digger48
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To: Supreme One
If Ron Paul makes the nomination I am leaving the GOP and help with the start of a third party. I would rather have King Obama President as long as we can take the Senate. King Obama would be on vacation the entire second term. After all with the dropping of 5 trillion this term what the hell would a trillion more for vacations expense hurt us. Damn I'm pissed.
11 posted on 12/25/2011 8:40:04 AM PST by Logical me
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To: Supreme One

IBTZ..........


12 posted on 12/25/2011 8:40:42 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: Supreme One
But all this is why a conservative like me is for Obama.

The very definition of non-sequitor.

13 posted on 12/25/2011 8:42:09 AM PST by Drill Thrawl (The patient is too far gone to save.)
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To: Logical me

“I would rather have King Obama President”

If Paul wins the nomination, we would have Obama for another four.


14 posted on 12/25/2011 8:43:00 AM PST by Toespi
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To: Supreme One; Jim Robinson

Please let us play with this one for a while...That is if it ever responds again.


15 posted on 12/25/2011 8:43:36 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: Supreme One

More than anything else, Paul is a complete fraud and liar.


16 posted on 12/25/2011 8:44:51 AM PST by MindBender26 (Don't bother me with the small stuff. I'm too busy trying to save the Republic from Obamaism)
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To: Supreme One
And his sanity on climate change--certainty that it is man-made but real skepticism about how to tackle it--is, in my view, the conservative position.

Nope.

Conservatives don't support obvious scams. Read the science and you will never be able to support the idea that there is man-made Global Warming of the planet that is not dwarfed by natural phenomenon.

17 posted on 12/25/2011 8:45:03 AM PST by InterceptPoint (TIN)
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To: Drill Thrawl; All
Andrew Sullivan has been supporting Obama since the last election. This support has paid dividends.

Dismissed Marijuana Charge Raises Judge’s Ire
18 posted on 12/25/2011 8:46:53 AM PST by dmartin (Not the 'Change' you were 'Hoping' for?)
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To: MindBender26

Now, see, this is what I mean about lack of civility...


19 posted on 12/25/2011 8:47:01 AM PST by Supreme One
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To: Logical me

The GOP and Tokyo Rove will give us Romney, but Obama will trounce Romney, because the Paultards with either go turd party, or vote for Obama.


20 posted on 12/25/2011 8:48:21 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: ROCKLOBSTER

Right - I can’t stand his simpering answers. He acts like a kid caught in a lie trying to explain himself. Hand wringing type of delivery. Subservient. Gutless.


21 posted on 12/25/2011 8:49:28 AM PST by SkyDancer ("If You Want To Learn To Love Better, You Should Start With A Friend Who You Hate")
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To: Supreme One

22 posted on 12/25/2011 8:50:16 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: Supreme One
...I thought Huntsman would be my ideal candidate.

I watched Huntsman during the first six debates. I could have sworn I was listening to a moderate Democrat. That was the end of him for me.

This admission at the top of the article leaves me unable to take the rest of it seriously.

23 posted on 12/25/2011 8:52:58 AM PST by DoughtyOne (Santorum..., are you giving it some thought? I knew you would.)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP; Admin Moderator
Please let us play with this one for a while...That is if it ever responds again.
A Paulbot chew toy for Christmas!
24 posted on 12/25/2011 8:53:23 AM PST by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: Jim Robinson

You’re pretty fast! LOL!


25 posted on 12/25/2011 8:53:43 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: Supreme One

26 posted on 12/25/2011 8:54:11 AM PST by Dysart
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To: Supreme One
But all this is why a conservative like me is for Obama

A "Conservative" who supports the FASCIST, Neo-Commie, wannabe Diktator?

AND the certifiable, Nut case, Paul?

Yeah right!

If he's a Conservative, I guess we are all in deep doo-doo!

So, we have another Ron Paul-supporting Freeper here?

As it's Christmas, I'll be charitable and won't unload on you except to say, sheeeeesh!!!

27 posted on 12/25/2011 8:55:07 AM PST by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: wjcsux

28 posted on 12/25/2011 8:56:06 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: Supreme One

You signed up 2 days ago to say FR are a bunch of barbarians? OK. Call me Conan.


29 posted on 12/25/2011 8:57:36 AM PST by Safetgiver (I'd rather die under a free American sky than live under a Socialist regime.)
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To: Supreme One
Andrew Sullivan supporting Ron Paul.

If it were any more transparent, Barney Frank would wear it to work.

30 posted on 12/25/2011 8:57:52 AM PST by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: SkyDancer
What I don't get about Sullivan is his peculiar tendency to identify himself as "a conservative." He must mean in the european sense.
31 posted on 12/25/2011 8:58:34 AM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP; TheOldLady

Wow... that was fast. Viking kitty didn’t even get to play much!


32 posted on 12/25/2011 8:58:50 AM PST by momtothree
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To: MindBender26
More than anything else, Paul is a complete fraud and liar.

I'd argue that the apex of RoPaul descriptors is that he's crazier than a crap house rat at DNC Headquarters, but I repeat myself.

33 posted on 12/25/2011 8:59:04 AM PST by Dysart
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP
Santa Kitteh helping with the Zot!

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34 posted on 12/25/2011 9:01:01 AM PST by digger48
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To: SkyDancer
There’s a storm coming

Yes, there is.

35 posted on 12/25/2011 9:01:06 AM PST by null and void (Day 1068 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: Supreme One

We’ll decide for ourselves what is and isn’t conservative without self-serving input from this twisted pervert.


36 posted on 12/25/2011 9:01:18 AM PST by DPMD
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To: hinckley buzzard

Things get twisted around in definitions there.


37 posted on 12/25/2011 9:01:39 AM PST by SkyDancer ("If You Want To Learn To Love Better, You Should Start With A Friend Who You Hate")
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To: Supreme One

Just cause drugs were legal doesn't mean I would do them. Yeeargh!

38 posted on 12/25/2011 9:01:45 AM PST by McGruff (Hold the House, retake the Senate.)
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To: momtothree

Yup, that one didn’t even make a full meal!


39 posted on 12/25/2011 9:02:03 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: Supreme One

You got banned?

Pity.

Maybe an illegal alien can join and do the posts you won’t

Supreme Juan...


40 posted on 12/25/2011 9:05:17 AM PST by null and void (Day 1068 of America's ObamaVacation from reality [Heroes aren't made, Frank, they're cornered...])
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To: Supreme One

[Now, see, this is what I mean about lack of civility...]

Famous last words........(Well, last words anyway)

(I love the smell of Napalm in the morning!)


41 posted on 12/25/2011 9:05:17 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: Supreme One
and would build on Obama's remarkable successes...

*spitting out coffee* LOL!!! You're a comedian too! Bravo!


42 posted on 12/25/2011 9:05:58 AM PST by reagan_fanatic (A communist is just a liberal in a hurry)
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To: Supreme One

.. On foreign policy, Huntsman also favors a more realist correction to neocon excess, and would build on Obama’s remarkable successes....

Excuse me?
What planet are you living on?
Guns to Mexican drug cartels to kill our own agents
Support for the mulsim brotherhood to take over huge parts of the Arab world thus endangering America
Turning down Canada’s oil
Civility? Sorry Obama is an idiot and is damaging my Country. Now is NOT the time for civility.......


43 posted on 12/25/2011 9:06:37 AM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: Supreme One

Andrews was for `Hunts man` because he thought that was a description of the ambassador`s personal life. Then he saw those hot daughters, sniffed `Breeder!` and is now supporting the only gay ticket—`Ron and Paul.`


44 posted on 12/25/2011 9:07:16 AM PST by Darkwolf377 (Is it really time to go?)
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To: Supreme One

A fitting ZOT for you! Merry Christmas fool!
45 posted on 12/25/2011 9:07:52 AM PST by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: Supreme One

OOOH...Roasted troll on Christmas morning! Some traditions never get old!


46 posted on 12/25/2011 9:11:29 AM PST by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: McGruff

Is that a pic of Ron Paul, or have you found a picture of the Crypt Keeper, pre-death?


47 posted on 12/25/2011 9:12:48 AM PST by Darkwolf377 (Is it really time to go?)
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To: Supreme One


Looks like meat's back on the menu boys!!!
48 posted on 12/25/2011 9:15:01 AM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Chode

btt


49 posted on 12/25/2011 9:23:28 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: Supreme One
Photobucket

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

50 posted on 12/25/2011 9:26:20 AM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much. We will much about that be committed.)
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