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Now a third Paul — Robert, a doctor who runs a family medical practice in Benbrook and lives in Fort Worth — is mulling a congressional bid of his own.

After campaigning for his father, most notably giving speeches during the elder Paul’s 2008 presidential bid, Robert Paul is considering whether to jump into the race to replace Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison when her term expires in January 2013.

A doctor, huh? What board certified him? The American Medical Board of Robert Paul’s Nieces and Nephews? [Fort Worth Star-Telegram]

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  • Barbara_i

    Does Ron Paul have a third son, named Curly-Joe?

    • WriteyWriterton

      How come this mixed-up RonPaulMoran (no government intervention in anything ever, except women's wombs) didn't name all of his kids "Ron Paul," a la George Foreman?

    • Lascauxcaveman

      Does Ron Paul have a third son, named Curly-Joe?

      Or maybe a fat one, named 'Hoss'?

    • user-of-owls

      Alas, no. But he does have a fifth son named Zeppo.

    • Schmannnity

      Shemp Paul

      • http://wonkette.com Zvi_Bleindmeis

        I've mentioned this before: did you know that Shemp Howard is a relative by marriage of Barney Frank?

    • bflrtsplk

      Paul Paul

  • RedneckMuslin

    They must not have been very good doctors.

    • nounverb911

      They want that free senatorial healthcare.

      • http://wonkette.com Zvi_Bleindmeis

        And the barney franking privileges.

    • carlgt1

      well who the hell would go to an admittedly greedy in-it-for-himself/non-compassionate Randroid Libertarian doctor?

  • SayItWithWookies

    Robert? I'm not buying it. His real name is Fountainhead Invisible Hand Paul, right?

    • Gopherit

      Exactly. What's his middle name…….WAyne?

      • poncho_pilot

        it would be an appropriate name for a libertarian: want some cheese with your WAyne?

    • user-of-owls

      That's the virginal daughter, actually. And she recently became engaged to a Virginia blue-blood named Chesterton Up Skirt Finger Bang, which was really rather inevitable when you put a Fountainhead Invisible Hand and Up Skirt Finger Bang together.

  • SorosBot

    Ron, Rand and Rob Paul – I'm beginning to notice a naming pattern here, sort of like the male Palins with Tr-.

    • nounverb911

      "T"

    • calibrit

      Or the Duggars.

    • CalamityJames

      Or like the femalin's with their flappy whore-holes?

    • poncho_pilot

      Larry, Darryl, and Darryl.

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      Then there's Ru, the one they don't talk about.

  • edgydrifter

    Please tell me this is another damned "Atlas Shrugged" publicity stunt.

    • SorosBot

      It'll be fun to laugh at the movie flopping. And it's just part one of a trilogy.

      • http://wonkette.com/ weejee

        Ron Paul is a big fan of Ayn Rand
        "Atlas Shrugged…1,000 pages of ideological fabulism” – William F. Buckley
        One of the v. few times I'm with Buckley
        QED Paul is an ideological fabulist (at best)

        • Dudleydidwrong

          And also an ideological fapulist (at best, too)

      • SorosBot

        In fact ha ha:
        http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/atlas_shrugged_pa

        15 out of 16 "rotten" reviews so far; and the one good one? From Murdoch's NY Post. It has a very high user rating though, no doubt from Randroids who haven't seen the thing all giving five starts.

        • poncho_pilot

          and even if it sucks as a movie like the trailer indicates they'll still like it. then there's this douche: http://www.youtube.com/user/sgapplebee

        • HistoriCat

          Kind of like Scientologists being bused in to see that Battlefield Earth movie – if you're in the cult, you have to like it.

        • BaldarTFlagass

          I guess the producers and financiers of this movie will be getting the finger from the Invisible Hand of the Market.

    • poncho_pilot

      Atlas actually held up the sky if i remember correctly. Atlas had Uranus on his shoulders. not the Earth.

  • CliveWarren

    "Fort Worth"

    Is it like Fort Knox, but instead of gold bars it's filled with self-importance bricks and handwritten "I really am a real medicine doctor-certificates?"

    • zhubajie

      Is Ft Worthless somewhere nearby?

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      Short for "For What it's Worth"

  • DownFist Troll

    Serious snark for a minute. How can you be a doctor and be opposed to medicare/medicaid? And how can you be a libertarian and opposed to abortion?

    • Bonzos_Bed_Time

      Rich Jesus-libertarians get to make their own rules.

      • DownFist Troll

        Ah yes of course. I forgot about the "Hypocritical Asshole" factor.

        • Bonzos_Bed_Time

          Many of them even have M.D. after their name…

          • bflrtsplk

            In their case, it stands for Mindless Douchebag.

    • Hatrabbit

      Also, how can you be a Paul and be taken seriously.

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      These are Libertardians. Different thing entirely.

  • OkieDokieDog

    I vote NO.

    • natoslug

      Thank you. (sorry, you'd get it if you knew my real name. As it is, this falls flat, and would probably be deleted if this were a sober moment)

      • OkieDokieDog

        I don't get it, but I'm intrigued.

        • natoslug

          Eh — it's just my initials. Which upsets some people, when I put NO on legal docs. they think I'm refusing to sign.

          • OkieDokieDog

            Now I get it , and I'm amused.

            Next time sign it NO NO – and see what happens. ha!

          • natoslug

            I haven't used "NO NO", but I do occasionally get all exclamatory and use "NO!". Had I thought about it, I would have married a woman with the initials YES. Unfortunately, Yasmine Bleeth is the only Y woman I know (if drooling over her on Nash Bridges counts as knowing someone), and I don't think I could convince her to 1) change her name to Yasmine Erlina Sexypants and 2) marry me.

          • OkieDokieDog

            Yasmine Erlina Sexypants sounds like a name Britney Spears would pick for a daughter. lol

            Alas my sexual fantasy man has knocked up a bimbo named Kimbo, who is the daughter of Rod Stewart. She could possibly name her child something from a Mod Rod song.

  • Barbara_i

    Damn you, downfisting troll! Do you know how hard it was to come up with snark for this story? Dumb fat fuck!

    • poncho_pilot

      i think the troll is a total teabagger nouveau-Randroid. he goes nuts on any post involving the Pauls or comments about Rand.

      and probably like yesterday's troll who actually commented, he's a "libertarian" and thinks he's not a right winger. libertarians are soooo not right wing fascists. nope. no way, man.

    • WhatTheHolyHeck

      Ooh, we have more than one. I've done my part.

    • zhubajie

      Probably just some kind of computer program.

  • poncho_pilot

    "A doctor, huh? What board certified him?"

    he was certified in the Game of LIFE.

  • http://hong-kong-actresses.blogspot.com/ donner_froh

    Paul Caucus meeting will be called to order when the Invisible Hand raps the Invisible Gavel.

    • nounverb911

      Rand, Ron, Robert and Ryan?

      • poncho_pilot

        Ro-bear Berbil.

      • horsedreamer_1

        Broun, also.

  • http://hong-kong-actresses.blogspot.com/ donner_froh

    Wake me when RuPaul gets on the ballot.

  • http://wonkette.com/ weejee

    ♪♫ I said, "Doctor, Doctor, Mr. M.D., . . .
    Now can you tell me what's ailin' me?"
    He said, "Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah,
    (Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah)
    Yes, indeed, all you really need . . .
    Is a solid gold standard, blimps, and savant followers ♫♪

    • zhubajie

      Idiot savant followers.

  • calibrit

    Bedtime in the Paul household, circa 1975:

    Ron: "Rand! Hank! Francisco! John Galt Paul! Y'all get to bed now, d'ye hear?"
    Unison: "Don't you oppress me!"

    • http://fontofliberty.blogspot.com/ Rarian Rakista

      Do you know what the group of people including a young Greenspan who surrounded Rand were called?

      The collective. Lol.

  • WinterOuthouse

    The next to run will Rita

  • CalamityJames

    This is good news for Obama's Hot Mic during campaign season.

  • poncho_pilot

    "libertarians are just republicans who smoke pot." –Bob Black

    • zhubajie

      Libertarians are republicans with rabies. Mention "duty" and watch them foam at the mouth.

  • poncho_pilot

    Raul Paul?

  • horsedreamer_1

    Upfists for everyone!

  • metamarcisf

    Paul McCartney

    • poncho_pilot

      (Ron) Paul is dead?

    • horsedreamer_1

      The R. Pauls truly are the Fools on the Hill.

  • Hatrabbit

    Apparently jism wiped on a curtain is eligible to become a doctor in Texas.

  • Hatrabbit

    Hamburger University gives out medical degrees now?

  • BornInATrailer

    Guess it is my turn.

    You know who else was a doctor?

    • SorosBot

      Victor Von Doom?

    • Sophist [غني عن ذلك]

      François Duvalier?

      John Henry Holliday?

      Theodor Geisel?

      • RedneckMuslin

        Zhivago?

    • RedneckMuslin

      Dre?

    • RedneckMuslin

      J?

    • Fukui_sanYesOta

      Who?

    • poncho_pilot

      Detroit?

    • AJW@[redacted]

      Johnny Fever?

    • http://whatisawatthedevolution.blogspot.com imissopus

      Dr. Evil?

    • zhubajie

      Dr Mengele

    • unclejeems

      Me. But I'm not the kind of doctor, does anybody any good.

    • BaldarTFlagass

      Hannibal Lecter?

  • widestanceroman

    Alright already, which one is the One Paul to Rule Them Aul?

    • zhubajie

      I'm sure Mama Paul rules them all with a rod of iron.

    • unclejeems

      They scatter pall mall before the rod of her wrath.

    • BZ1

      RuPaul?

    • Negropolis

      In a related question, whatever happened to the Paul Rule of Two?

  • qwerty42

    Needz moar blimp.

  • BZ1

    Obstetrician-gynecologist-politician with a libertarian bent? a winning proposition!

    • poncho_pilot

      obgyn and a libertarian? sounds contradictory in an intrusive way.

      i much prefer Buckaroo Banzai: nuclear physicist-brain surgeon-rock star-race car driver.

  • MinAgain

    Eugenics is such a double-edged sword. Sometimes it produces a bare-chested Ricardo Montalban, and sometimes it produces a clan of Pauls .

  • RedneckMuslin

    Ru Paul?

  • Tommmcattt

    I find it hard to believe that anyone would have the poor taste to fuck Ron Paul more than once.

    • zhubajie

      Maybe they're triplets

  • poncho_pilot

    Randall Flagg?

  • pinkocommi

    Let me be the first to suggest Ron Paul's youngest son Trig for President in 2048.

  • ttommyunger

    He can join his brother and the Quayle boy at the Senate's Kiddie Table for lunch. Helmets, plastic utensils and goggles all around.

  • fuflans

    what do they think? they are the kennedy's of the chik-fil-a set?

  • Negropolis

    Ron, Rob, and Rand and all doctors, eh? You can't make this shit up.

  • BlueStateLibel

    Is it just me, or isn't a little creepy to give your kids overtly political names ("rob paul to pay peter"). Why are Repubs so creepy with their kids?

  • HistoriCat

    Pauly Shore?

  • unclejeems

    Three Pauls in Congress–a paltry sum. Multiplied by three, zero still equals zero.

  • unclejeems

    Palindrome. Paulluap.

    Best I could do. It's late.

  • BZ1

    Caution! Downfister troll about…

    • bflrtsplk

      What else is new?