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Ron Paul, enemy of Iowa

Ron Paul, enemy of Iowa

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The Politico ^ | December 16, 2011 | Ben Smith

Posted on Saturday, December 17, 2011 1:21:55 AM by 2ndDivisionVet

Iowa radio host and weathervane of the state’s evangelical political opinion raises fears for Iowa’s first-in-the-nation status should it select Ron Paul on caucus day.

“One thing is for certain,” Deace writes. “if a candidate with Paul’s foreign policy views wins the Iowa Caucuses that will be the final nail in Iowa’s first in the nation status. Like it or not, the media and the Republican Party itself will simply discredit the results and start the process over in New Hampshire.”

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Chris Wallace made a similar point on Fox News before last night’s debate: “The Ron Paul people are not going to like my saying this,” he said. “But to a certain degree, it will discredit the Iowa caucuses because, rightly or wrongly, I think most of the Republican establishment thinks he’s not going to end up as the nominee. So therefore, Iowa won’t count.”

Despite establishment sentiment, Paul continues to do well in the polls….

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  1. old1
    December 17, 2011 at 1:50 AM | #1

    The more the establishment show they are scared to death of Dr. Paul the more I support him! I’m not a long ago supporter of Ron, but I hate Obama, and Ron Paul can get elected and get the unqualified usurper out of our White House! People will vote for Ron that will stay home if Newt, Mitt, or Rick are on the ticket. Now if Ron picks Sarah Palin as VP it is in the bank!

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