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Ron Paul Quits CNN Interview To Prove He Is Not a Racist (VIDEO)

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Uh-oh, Ron Paul needs a nap! Poor old grampa crankypants walked out of an interview with CNN’s Gloria Borger after she repeatedly asked him, as everyone has been doing for the last half-decade, whether he had read any of the murderously racist tirades of the attention-deprived libertarians writing for one of his eponymous newsletters in the 80s and 90s. You never thought it could happen, but apparently even Ron Paul gets tired of saying the word “NO” over and over sometimes!

From CNN:

When Borger asked him if this was a legitimate topic, he became testy saying, “Yeah and when you get the answer, it’s legitimate that you sort of take the answers I gave. You know what the answer is? I didn’t write them, didn’t read them at the time, and I disavow them. This is the answer.”

(PSSSST, RON PAUL: You know you’re still running for the GOP nomination, right? Say “disavow” a little more quietly.)

Ha ha and Wolf Blitzer looks so confused the whole time, like “why didn’t you just ask him about his eyebrow wigs?” That’s what Wolf would have asked about, come on. [CNN/The Atlantic]

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  • http://drpaul2012.wordpress.com drpaul2012

    Dr. No never tires of saying "No!"

    At any rate, he's at the "place black people in strategic spots at campaign rallies" stage way before the general election. This is unprecedented.
    http://drpaul2012.wordpress.com

    • memzilla

      "Place black people in strategic spots at campaign rallies" means he'll hire them as security guards.

    • BaldarTFlagass

      "Dr. No never tires of saying "No!"

      Did he learn that from Ted Stevens, or was it the other way around?

    • user-of-owls

      You seem like a genial enough fellow, so here's a tip.

      Do. Not. Blogwhore. On. Wonkette.

      Although, now that I think of it, this could make for an interesting experiment. Next time you discover a virgin post, make sure to:

      1-Whore yer blog;
      2-Shout "FRIST!!";
      3-Call Ken retarded.

      It could be a sort of Emergency Broadcast System test, except to see whether there really even is such a thing as the mythical 'banhämmer' of yore.

      • http://drpaul2012.wordpress.com drpaul2012

        Well hell, YOU could do that if yer really that interested to find out. If you get banned, I'll let everyone know what happened.

        • user-of-owls

          I'm rubber, you're glue; banhammers bounce off me and kick on you.

  • Generation[redacted]

    Is it Hate Whitey Day already? I still have my War on Xmas decorations up!

    • sbj1964

      Ron Paul is looking forward to a White Christmas.

    • not that Dewey

      I typically don't Hate Whitey after Labor Day (although Columbus day and Xmas make that rather difficult some times).

    • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com PalinzADummy

      OMG, is it WarOnXmas already? I've still got my Dickcember decor going!

  • SheriffRoscoe

    I guess we're going to have to "leave it there."

    • user-of-owls

      See, that's the problem with our US American ADD electorate. When we "leave it there," we always forget where the there was, when we "leave it there," where?

      ¿¿¿Like I was saying???

      • Blueb4sunrise

        Oh really, as if you didn't know!

        Hmmmph.

  • neiltheblaze

    Wait. I thought John McCain was ol' grandpa crankypants.

    • HarryButtle

      McCain is Statler to Paul's Waldorf.

      • HistoriCat

        Muppet libel!

    • elviouslyqueer

      No no. McCain is, and will always be, ol' Grandpa Crappypants. Just as Chuck Grassley is Grandpa Cornpants, always and forever.

      • flamingpdog

        Is Lindsey Graham getting old enough to be ol' Grandpa Fancypants?

        • elviouslyqueer

          That's Grandma Fancypants, m'dear.

        • V572 the Merciless

          He was hoping that his boyish charm and 1967 frat-boy haircut had you fooled.

      • http://www.southsidejohnny.com/ Jukesgrrl

        Grandpa Cornpants has been surprisingly silent given all the political folderol going on in Iowa. Did someone take away his Tweetie Machine or has he finally been diagnosed?

    • V572 the Merciless

      You mean Panamanian strongman Juan McCain?

    • tessiee

      I suppose they could share, a la the Grandfatherhood of the Traveling Crankypants.

  • GunToting[Redacted]

    So, Ron Paul is:

    a) A racist
    b) Someone who didn't bother to read the shit published in his own newsletters
    c) A thin-skinned douchebag.

    • johnnymeatworth

      d) All of the above

      • Lascauxcaveman

        e) Katie

        • hollywooddood

          f. A career politician who throws Galt to the mindless fringe dwellers who gobble it up and then think themselves terribly clever for their ability to nod and grin vacuously at ‘deep insights.’

          • Crank_Tango

            h) Hitler?

          • Generation[redacted]

            You know who ELSE was Hitler? Hennnngh?

          • RadioYKWE

            These guys?

          • chascates

            i) Retired at the end of 2012 from public life

          • Two_Headed_Boy

            Ron Paul's concentration camps were more subtle.

    • DaRooster

      Yep.

    • CliveWarren

      Яon Pau˩ can't be racist… Some of his *best friends* are racists…

    • GOPCrusher

      I guess the question of where did Rand Paul learn to want to repeal the Civil Rights Act has been answered.

    • Callyson

      d) A flip – flopper–Mittens, you've got some competition on your hands!

  • Goonemeritus

    Ron Paul needs to lighten up he’s down to just the Daily Show and some shortwave outlets for electronic media.

    • Not_So_Much

      Maybe Macaca could invite him as a guest to the next facebook chat?

  • Terry

    So, let's assume that he never read any of the newsletters that were going out under his name? What does that say about the man? What does it suggest about his management style? Could we expect that third parties would be writing things under his name that he won't be reading if he's elected president?

    • OneDollarJuana

      Republicans should love RonPaul. His management style is just like Reagan's was.

      • nounverb911

        Paul likes to take six naps a day and raise taxes?

        • OneDollarJuana

          He doesn't pay much attention to his minions. And is apparently demented.

      • Biff

        Cupping his ear in the windstorm created by Marine 1, pretending not to hear? It's OK, blimps are much quieter.

    • Moonbat

      Exactly. Either he's a racist asshole, or he's so completely out of touch that he lets whoever write whatever under his name as long as he's getting paid.

      Or probably both.

      • LetUsBray

        In other words, JUST like Reagan.

        • http://www.southsidejohnny.com/ Jukesgrrl

          He doesn't think society needs to help the schizo-homeless either, another way he's like The Great Communicator.

    • Sue4466

      "Could we expect that third parties would be writing things under his name that he won't be reading if he's elected president?"

      No, because Ron Paul will never be elected president. Otherwise, yes.

    • Toomush_Infer

      This is Liberty!!!!…

  • memzilla

    "I didn't read 'em… I read 'em… I only read some of 'em…"

    Geez Ron, we're gonna call your campaign headquarters "The Waffle House." And you need more syrup.

    • poncho_pilot

      he prefers jelly.

      • anniegetyerfun

        I see what you did there.

      • Callyson

        But Beyonce's body is too bootylicious for him, babe…

    • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com PalinzADummy

      Now, it's true, he's gonna catch a lot more flies that way. But you have to ask yourself: who the hell wants to catch flies?

  • sbj1964

    A racist Republican? I thought they just hated poor people,and the middle class.

    • V572 the Merciless

      Those are their code words.

  • http://gratuity.wordpress.com/ Gratuitous World

    someone should ask him about his birth certificate for the next 4.5 years.

    • AnHarmonica

      Ha ha ha ha ha! No need to read any further. Nice.

  • mavenmaven

    How can he be responsible for what he said 10 years ago, he's so old he probably forgot what he said this morning.
    He did, however, say "incendiary only to people like you", which I think is the biggest giveaway.

    • LetUsBray

      But holding Barack Obama personally responsible for things Jeremiah Wright said is completely fair because, you know, they're people like them.

  • http://wonkette.com ManchuCandidate

    It seems the only War Ron Paul's supporters (and probably Ron Paul) won't say no to is a good old fashioned race war.

  • SexySmurf

    You know who else had racist propaganda published under his name? (And at least he had the balls to take credit for it.)

    • CliveWarren

      Andrew Sullivan?

    • RedneckMuslin

      David Duke? or was that Daisy Duke?

      • chicken_thief

        Maybe everyone with "Duke" in their name, including "The Duke"? On second thought, maybe not Duke Ellington….

    • http://gratuity.wordpress.com/ Gratuitous World

      Andrew Jackson?

    • memzilla

      Rush Limbaugh! Tell me what I've won, Don Pardo!

    • BaldarTFlagass

      George Wallace?

    • Studebaker Hawk

      Henry Ford?

    • flamingpdog

      this guy?

      Oh, I'm sorry, I thought you said graceist propaganda.

    • BaldarTFlagass
    • HarryButtle

      Nathan Bedford Forrest?

    • AlterNewt

      Rudyard Kipling?

    • anniegetyerfun

      Walt Disney?

    • http://dismalpseudoscientist.wordpress.com Negligently_Joe

      Reagan!!! ::drinks::

    • GOPCrusher

      Tom Metzger?

    • Callyson

      Rupert Murdoch?

  • Antispandex

    Dr. Paul (future President for life) should not have to answer questions about stuff like this. Everyone should just trust him because he isn't a Washington insider. I mean, is it fair to ask him about things that don't have to do with his plans to make America great again? I didn't think so. Where are the softball questions like "What about his whole deregulation thing. How's that working out for us?"

    • MaxNeanderthal

      "I am Governer Ronald Paul,
      My aura smiles and never frowns,
      Soon I will be president.
      Romney power will sink away,
      I shall be fuhrer one day…."

      Apologies to Jello…….

    • chicken_thief

      I'm interested in hearing what he plans to do all day as POTUS once all the agencies are disbanded and we have no foreign policy.

      • anniegetyerfun

        Soup. Snow peas. Nap.

    • GOPCrusher

      After being re-elected what, 12 times, he still claims he isn't a Washington insider? Why, because when others see him coming, they say "Here comes that cranky old racist asshole, Ron Paul." and act like they don't see him?

  • nounverb911

    It's finally time for Ron Paul to go Galt and starve to death with the rest of the Randoids.

  • SayItWithWookies

    When Representative Dr. Ron Paul is president, reporters will be able to investigate any issue they want and ask candidates any questions they want to. It might be difficult to hear them from the bottom of the well, however.

  • freakishlywrong

    Gloria Borger should have gone medieval on his ass. Some needs to ask these lying, arrogant assclowns just who in the fuck they think they work for. Ginormous salary, and great benefits, all at the largess of the American people.
    "I have a question for you, mother fucker, answer it or get the fuck out".

    • BaldarTFlagass

      "or get the fuck out."

      Isn't that what he did? Can't watch, so I don't know.

      • anniegetyerfun

        Yes, but it's so much more glorious when they are given two choices, and forced to make one.

    • DaRooster

      The problem lies in them avoiding/dodging anyone that would ask them actual poignant questions these days. Amazing how this is allowed.

      • elviouslyqueer

        The problem lies

        And hey presto, Ron Paul's campaign slogan.

        • DaRooster

          The Paulbrem Lies…

  • SorosBot

    Ron Paul must think his supporters are incredibly stupid if he thinks they'd believe he wouldn't read the articles in a newsletter he published with his name on them. Luckily for him, his followers really are incredibly stupid.

    • LetUsBray

      Plus they agree with the things the newsletters said.

  • Goonemeritus

    Holidays shout out to all the Paultard readers of Wonkette. Fuck you guys I hope the Federal Reserve pisses in your punch bowl.

    • flamingpdog

      And may you get only frankincense and myrrh for Xmas.

      • Generation[redacted]

        And a card from Grandma with fiat currency inside.

  • flamingpdog

    "Hey, you, Gloria, get offa my LAWN!!!1!

  • prommie

    I wish someone would ask him about the eyebrow wigs, that was fucking strange. And whatever happened to the ReLoveution Zeppelin? Everything is better with Zeppelins. We were promised Zeppelins, dammit.

    • SheriffRoscoe

      And chickens in our pots! Well I have my chicken but no pot.

      • chicken_thief

        If you happen to live in NV at least you'll be able to barter for health care. Or maybe some pot.

    • HarryButtle

      Hey hey, what can I do? I gotta woman who won't be true. Hey hey, hear what I say. I gotta woman wants to ball all day.

      (Not sure what that particular tune flashed in my mind when I read your post, but I decided to just go with it)

      • BaldarTFlagass

        For years that song was unavailable unless you happened to have bought the 45 of The Immigrant Song back in 1970. Now? It's available on just about every LZ anthology ever made. hooray for the digital world.

        • HarryButtle

          You are correct, sir! I remember searching high and low and being unable to find that single when I was a lad.

    • BaldarTFlagass

      Although they were excoriated and mocked by critics for years, Zeppelin's music has remained with us and they are now widely considered to be one of the most successful, innovative and influential bands in the history of music.

      • GOPCrusher

        Just watched Song Remains The Same on the Palladium Channel, the other night for the 90 Billionth time. Still enjoyable.

        • BaldarTFlagass

          I was going through my old albums the other weekend and there it was, the first album I ever bought, age 10, late 1969 or early 1970, LZ II. Fucking thing looks like I cut pizza on it.

      • prommie

        Spinal Tap, too.

  • MissTaken

    Can't we all just agree that if you have to explain why you are not a racist, you are probably a racist?

    • SayItWithWookies

      Ron Paul's not racist — he just gives racism a big subsidy in the free market of ideas.

    • Swampgas_Man

      What about all the rednex who insist NObama is racist against white folks? Doesn't the Kenyan Usurper have to prove he's not racist by giving in again and again and . . . Uh, wait a minnit, I think we have our answer.

    • Nostrildamus

      Disagree. Rushbo said blacks are racist for voting for Obama. The choices are:
      1. remain silent and accept the accusation of being racist;
      2. explain why that behavior is not racist, thus proving you're a racist?

      Racism is real, but discussion of it in America is totally fucked.

  • RedneckMuslin

    These newsletters are not disqualifiers for your average Republican voter.

    • MzNicky

      Exactly. It was an appeal to DrPaul's perceived base.

    • GOPCrusher

      You should see the standard handout at a gun show.

  • phlox✔

    I disavow every stupid comment I've ever posted on teh interwebs. I neither wrote them nor read them.

    • Swampgas_Man

      I only disavow comments I made on Shemuscle.com. It wasn't my brain talking.

      • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com PalinzADummy

        Apparently, just thinking about them excited you so much, you, uh, fired off a repeat.

    • Generation[redacted]

      I disavow what I'm writing right now.

  • samsuncle

    We really need to elect Ron Paul president so we can start a new dynasty of father/son presidencies. It has worked out well in the past so why not.

    • RedneckMuslin

      What do you have against the Adamses?

      • chicken_thief

        Seriously. Morticia was hawt and their Summer Ale is pretty good.

    • memzilla

      Paul Il-Ron / Paul Jung-Ron 2012!

  • dadanarchist

    What's really going to hurt him is that he is becoming just as sad, petulant and whiny as GOP delicate flowers like Rick Perry, Newt Gingrich and Mittens.

    • http://www.kalimao.blogspot.com PalinzADummy

      He always was. It's only being perceived, now that he's in the spotlight, for a change.

  • sbj1964

    Something you never here a republican say. " Not enough black people."

    • memzilla

      Wrong, sbj. They say it when they're talking about privately-run prisons.

      • sbj1964

        (Hear)I should proof read.They may say it when talking about the Football team they own.

  • DaRooster

    Love the still shot…
    Ron Paul is ahead of GinGrinch… must be an error

  • BaldarTFlagass

    Goddamit! I already used up my best snark on this story this morning when it was covered in the morning summary thread!

    *rages around cubicle*

    Fuck it.

    "You go on the presidential campaign trail with the racist pamphlets you've had for 20 years, not the racist pamphlets you wish you didn't have."

    • http://drpaul2012.wordpress.com drpaul2012

      Yeah, I blew all my good shit in a TalkingPointsMemo Paul thread. *sigh*

      I know I could prolly reuse it all here but I hate repeating myself.

  • flamingpdog

    They prefer to be called African-American lightbulbs, thank you very much.

    • memzilla

      We still need to see their electrical certificates.

    • MosesInvests

      That's "lightbulbs of color", actually.

  • http://wonkette.com/ slowhansolo

    He was just upset because he heard there was a black family "dining" at the local Cracker Barrel.

    • tessiee

      It was less the dining and more that they didn't ask the waitress for motherfucking iced tea.

  • MissTaken

    I can only imagine how warm and nurturing the good Doctor's bedside manner is.

    "You want a prescription for birth control pills? You know what the answer is? No! The answer is no! I don't write the prescription, I don't read the prescription, and I disavow your refill. This is the answer."

  • Blueb4sunrise

    DIdn't watch….is Gloria Borger hawt??

    Today's:
    What do you think?
    Do you use Twitter?

    Y
    N
    What is it?

    Yes, I think I use Twitter.
    No, I don't think I use
    twitter
    I think I don't know what
    twitter is.

    • DaRooster

      "No, I don't think I use twitter…"

      No, I don't think, I use twitter.

      (fixed)

  • BaldarTFlagass

    "I've been around awhile, Gloria, and I've known Borgers before. And you, madam, are no Lucrezia Borger!!!"

    • Chichikovovich

      "And I should know, since Cesare Borger used to be my campaign manager, before that bastard Bush stole him away."

    • Biff

      Nor a Victor.

  • SheriffRoscoe

    This is not the Ron Paul we've come to know, the candid and honest one who rains down warm piss on the wants and desires of debate attendees when the subjects turn to foreign policy, or marijuana.

  • Tundra Grifter

    Geezers geeze – ya just can't explain it.

    I really get a kick out of these people who think they can run for President of the good ole USofA and not answer any questions. Good night, you'd think they'd never been on a job interview.

    Maybe they heard the right wing gasbags repeat "Yehbut nobody asked Obama about…" too many times.

    • Chichikovovich

      Yeah, totally. Why isn't anyone asking Obama about white supremacist trash published under his name in his newsletters? Our liberal media strikes again.

  • SorosBot

    Sort of like how "I'm not a racist, but…" is almost always followed by something incredibly racist.

    • Chichikovovich

      Quite true. In fact, saying "I'm not a racist but…" is such an infallible signifier that the speaker is a racist that I'm surprised people haven't started prefacing it with "I'm not a racist but…".

      As in for example: "I'm not a racist but: "I'm not a racist but it I notice that they don't have affirmative action for whites in the NBA." "

      • GOPCrusher

        JIMMER FREDETTE LIBEL!

  • poncho_pilot

    bitch set him up.

  • BaldarTFlagass

    But have you ever seen a black libertarian?

    • Tundra Grifter

      No – because the life experience of most Black folks has been such that they fully understand the importance of the law. Fair, just and properly pursued, of course.

    • GOPCrusher

      Isn't Alan Keyes a libertarian or just your garden-variety psychopath?

      • HateMachine

        Yes.

  • http://simplyleftbehind.blogspot.com/ actor212

    That's completely unfair! He had to go check his make up, powder his nose, adjust his hood!

  • Tundra Grifter

    This reminds of Sir Charles Barkley saying a newly published book misquoted him.

    It was his autobiography.

    • ShaveTheWhales

      Didn't P-Rick do the same thing, essentially?

      OT, do you think "essentially" deserves the same status as "also, too", essentially?

      • Tundra Grifter

        STW:

        Literally.

  • SorosBot

    The strategy of running away from tough questions surely makes Mr. Paul look strong and courageous to voters.

    • Biff

      Did he teach the move to Sharrrrron, or did she teach it to hom?

    • chicken_thief

      At least he didn't flip off the lights as he left the room.

  • RadioYKWE

    Wolfy says two days in a row: "I didn't exactly hear what that guy said…I know he used a bad word."

  • BaldarTFlagass

    Well, he's certainly set the "gold standard," if you will, for old-folks tantrums.

  • http://wonkette.com/ slowhansolo

    The saddest thing about this episode is Leslie's goggling unbelief at a minor flash of real journalism. Gloria better watch her ass before viewers start getting the wrong idea.

    • Chichikovovich

      I think Borger needn’t worry. It’s always within the rules to hector and humiliate marginal candidates without a hope of winning. That’s why, for example, you saw people like Joe Scarborough, who had been reviling Gingrich and the very idea of his candidacy from the point of view of “I was a Congressman at the time I saw the horror, the heart of darkness….” Then during that brief moment that Gingrich was the non-Romney of the week, Scarborough started backpedaling and looking for Gingrich-puffery to spout. It is a challenging moment for Washington stenographers whenever it isn’t clear if the rules permit dumping on someone. Are they a sideshow or a Serious Candidate respected by Very Serious People? What shall I do, what shall I say.

      Now if Borger goes after Romney that way on the subject of how he can call himself a “job creator” given that Bain made its money in the job destruction industry, or about his “I can’t have illegals, I’m running for president” remark, she’ll be sharing the evening polar bear report desk with Ashleigh Banfield in Gimli Manitoba before the week is out.

    • Chichikovovich

      I think Borger needn't worry. It's always within the rules to burnish your fake credentials as a "hard-hitting investigative journalist" by hectoring and humiliating marginal candidates without a hope of winning. That's why, for example, you saw people like Joe Scarborough, who had been reviling Gingrich and the very idea of his candidacy from the point of view of "I was a Congressman at the time I saw the horror, the heart of darkness…." turn and start backpedaling and looking for Gingrich-puffery to spout during that brief moment that Gingrich was the non-Romney of the week. It is a challenging moment for Washington stenographers whenever it isn't clear if the rules permit dumping on someone. Are they a sideshow clown set for face-pie-ing or a Serious Candidate respected by Very Serious People? What shall I do, what shall I say?

      Now if Borger goes after Romney that way on the subject of how he can call himself a "job creator" given that Bain made its money in the job destruction industry, or about his "I can't have illegals, I'm running for president" remark, she'll be sharing the evening polar bear report desk with Ashleigh Banfield in Gimli Manitoba before the week is out.

  • littlebigdaddy

    I have always found Gloria Borger hawt. Never more so than when she is dressing down a douchebag like that.

  • poncho_pilot

    didn't he take money from White Supremacist groups or something, too? i mean, that doesn't logically mean you are a racist if you do so but it does look like you don't care enough about the racism issue to turn away their money. whatever, i guess. but you should expect people to be upset by that.

  • littlebigdaddy

    Brave Sir Robin ran away.
    ("No!")
    Bravely ran away away.
    ("I didn't!")
    When danger reared it's ugly head,
    He bravely turned his tail and fled.
    ("no!")
    Yes, brave Sir Robin turned about
    ("I didn't!")
    And gallantly he chickened out.
    ****Bravely**** taking ("I never did!") to his feet,
    He beat a very brave retreat.
    ("all lies!")
    Bravest of the braaaave, Sir Robin!
    ("I never!")

  • flamingpdog

    Ron Paul – free market or slave market?

    • Banelm

      Here, let the invisible hand of the free market tighten those leg irons for you. There ya go, much better… Off ya go to auction now!

  • poncho_pilot

    this must be some of the Ron Paul consistency i've grown to love. as a qualifier, i also find the character of Don Quixote to be wonderful. doesn't mean i'd vote for him, either.

    • http://whatisawatthedevolution.blogspot.com imissopus

      Don Quixote? Sounds like an illegal Messican or some such.

      • poncho_pilot

        he came all the way here to work on a windmill farm.

        • flamingpdog

          I thought he went Dutch with Pancho.

          • poncho_pilot

            i understand the confusion. what happened was Michael Steele took them to a lesbian bondage club. there were fingers plugging dykes involved but they weren't in the Netherlands. and Steele paid for everything. their pesos were no good.

  • BarackMyWorld

    At least Ron Paul wasn't the member of a church where the pastor once said "God damn America." Now that'd be REALLY embarrassing.

    • anniegetyerfun

      But that is REAL racism, because it shows that not all black people are grateful for everything that while people have done for them in the USA!

  • Lascauxcaveman

    In fairness to Dr. Paul, these are Libertarians we're talking about.

    People campaigning for him probably just do whatever the hell they want, 'cause that's what being a Libertarian is all about, right? If the guy wants to get high, shoot his guns in the air and scream racist epithets, naked, in the street, how could Dr. Paul, in good faith, stop him?

  • BaldarTFlagass

    Well, if they are going to cover stories twice, we should be able to use our comments twice.

    • HistoriCat

      I thought we had already established that this morning.

      • BaldarTFlagass

        "I see everything twice!!!"

    • hollywooddood

      Christine O'Donnell?

  • http://whatisawatthedevolution.blogspot.com imissopus

    Okay old man, forget the newsletters. Now about your giving the keynote address to the John Birch Society at a dinner celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2008…

  • chascates

    First Trump, then Cain, then Perry, then Newt, then Paul . . .

    • anniegetyerfun

      Bachmann was somewhere in there.

    • GOPCrusher

      Bible Spice will become the nominee through a process of elimination, then the fun will begin.

    • http://www.southsidejohnny.com/ Jukesgrrl

      Video is a bitch.

  • poorgradstudent

    To be fair, who could have predicted that someone who thinks we should return to pre-Great Depression economic policies would have insane, extremist followers?

    • GOPCrusher

      Mister, we could use a man like Herbert Hoover again!

      • ShaveTheWhales

        To poop on !!!!!

    • tessiee

      Grover Norquist?

  • chascates

    And Wolf wouldn't have the cojones to ask him about eyebrow wigs.

  • poncho_pilot

    it's amusing to me that the Team Personal Liberty is the one that always wants to tell you to just shut up because they're right and you're wrong and you should do what they say.

    and yes, i did try turning it off and on again.

  • Nostrildamus

    Every time I think GOP presidential candidates are the stupidest people on the face of planet Earth, here comes Wolf Blitzer.

  • poorgradstudent

    Also, too, I should admit I like the "idea" of Ron Paul. But it says a lot about how fucked up our politics are that someone like Paul can occasionally seem like the sole voice of reason just for saying that maybe building an authoritarian military state that pretty much exists just to funnel taxpayer money over to defense contractors is a bad, unsustainable idea. That doesn't make supporting the guy who has a hard-on for the gold standard and who'd let Mississippi build Marcus Bachmann Reeducation Camps for Homosexuals in the name of "liberty" a good idea, however.

    • Pithaughn

      What about bright shiny 3-D objects that distract us from noticing that building an authoritarian military state that pretty much exists just to funnel taxpayer money over to defense contractors? I'll bet if some government did a study they would find out that the USA is the best at that or at least designing, importing and retailing them.

  • http://facethesuncastnoshadow.wordpress.com/ Mumbletypeg

    First Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick, now Dr. Paul.
    From her Ice Castle's snowbound study, the Thrilla from Wasilla must be watching these pathetic walkouts and thinking: "Amateurs!" — then looking up the word "incendiary" cause it sounds familiar.

  • Sue4466

    Old racist fuck says racist shit he published doesn't prove his racist ass is racist.

  • EatsBabyDingos

    Needz moar Aqua Buddha. "New! From Aqua Velva-'Old Man in a Can!' For those days you feel less fresh and more moth ball-y"

  • Katydid

    How come there are enough Paultards to spam every damn comments section with the same damn comments defending "Dr. Paul," but he never gets any damn votes?

    • anniegetyerfun

      It's just one dude. I work, like, ten feet away from him.

      • ShaveTheWhales

        Fucker's fingers must be flying.

        • anniegetyerfun

          Frequently fapping. Also too.

    • SorosBot

      Like with any cult, his followers are devoted, obsessive even, but few.

      • ShaveTheWhales

        Well, except for the cult of You-Know-Who, and the cult of You-Know-Who-Else (pboh).

    • MissTaken

      It's hard to go to the polling station when you have to walk up the stairs from your mom's basement to get there.

    • El Pinche

      It's the same sole asshole who spray painted a giant "Ron Paul 2012" on an over pass in Austin.

      • http://www.southsidejohnny.com/ Jukesgrrl

        Well, that's what you Socialists get for building overpasses.

    • RadioYKWE

      Dr. Paul is not racist, but…

    • http://littlegreenfootballs.com/article/39308_Breitbarts_Fans_Spew_Racism_Call_for_President_Obama_t glamourdammerung

      How come there are enough Paultards to spam every damn comments section with the same damn comments defending "Dr. Paul," but he never gets any damn votes?

      Because a lot of states do not allow felons to restore their voting rights.

  • SenileAgitation

    It's almost like you guys got tired of posting things or something. State Farm offers up to 40% off on auto insurance. Barney Frank's nips. Oliva Munn's tits (not even). As a distraught market research respondent once wailed, "bring back Hodgepodge!" I couldn't know it then, but that person was right.

  • Generation[redacted]

    Let him die!

  • Guppy

    "it’s legitimate that you sort of take the answers I gave."

    Much like most of his supporters, Ron Paul gets flustered when he's once again reminded that Jedi mind tricks aren't real.

    • MissTaken

      He is the racist you are looking for.

  • El Pinche

    "Listen to non-racist Dr. Paul's non-racist lecture on Alabaster Rights from his non-racist newsletters at Niggerhead, TX! "

    • sbj1964

      Ron Paul did a Eric Cartman "Screw you guys,I'm going home!"

  • zappadoo76

    I read someplace that Lew Rockwell was the ghostwriter for Paul's newsletter. This does not speak well of Lew, who I thought was just a right-wing crank, not a racist.

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/30500320@N06/ DerrickWildcat

    I already have enough reasons not to like him. This is like a, "yeah, so" discovery for me.

    • GOPCrusher

      The main issue I have with him, is when questioned about things he has said or done in the past, he gets all cranky.
      And his followers are tinfoil hat wearing assholes.

      • http://www.flickr.com/photos/30500320@N06/ DerrickWildcat

        Ron Paul sounds inspiring for 15 seconds…and breathtakingly inane thereafter.

  • SayItWithWookies

    Hey, it looks like the House Republicans have abandoned their principled stance against tax cuts for people who actually work for a living and are prepared to pass the 2-month payroll tax cut extension. http://tpmdc.talkingpointsmemo.com/2011/12/breaki
    I wonder if John Boehner's crying. Or if the earth is revolving around the sun, or if clouds are puffy white things that float in the sky.

  • chascates

    CNN claims:
    House GOP leaders agreed to a two-month extension of the tax break to allow time for further talks, sources say. They are scheduled to seek members' approval soon.

  • chascates

    Oh gawd. From WashPost:
    “I am the longest-serving teacher in the senior military, 23 years teaching one- and two-star generals and admirals the art of war,” Gingrich said at the most recent GOP presidential debate in Iowa.
    That’s a grandiose way of describing a guest-lecturing gig, which is what Gingrich used to do twice a year for the Joint Flag Officer Warfighting Course, a seminar for promising young generals and admirals at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama.
    Gingrich’s adoptive father Bob Gingrich, a retired Army officer, told PBS’s “Frontline” during the mid-1990s that he had never regarded his son as military material. “He is very nearsighted. You probably know that he can barely see across the street without his contacts. He has two of the flattest feet that there ever was,” his father recalled.

    • RadioYKWE

      teaching one- and two-star generals and admirals the art of war

      Hey, how'd that work out?

      • BaldarTFlagass

        You'd figure that by the time they'd got a star or two, they'd have already figured that shit out. In fact, you would think it would be a pre-requisite to getting that star.

    • elviouslyqueer

      “He is very nearsighted. You probably know that he can barely see across the street without his contacts. He has two of the flattest feet that there ever was,” his father recalled.

      Um, fap?

    • Pithaughn

      Am I the only one who sweats like a virgin at a prisoner rodeo hearing the phrase "art of war"?

  • Nostrildamus

    Ron Paul Quits CNN Interview To Prove He Is Not a Racist They Can Never Take Away Our FREEDOM !!!!!!!!

  • Toomush_Infer

    This is stupid. Just because Ron Paul is crazy, does not mean that he has to put up with Gloria Berger, whining that she "has to ask the guestion…" because it's in her contract…. as it was yesterday and the day before regardless of his answers. I contrast this with the kind of non-speak speaking that all of the House Representatives have been getting away with this week, none of whom could remotely make an interview be about anything at all… at least wait until he's winning in more than one poll…

  • sbj1964

    Ron Paul Dr.Douh !!

  • SaintRond

    Whiny little racist cocksucker.

  • BarackMyWorld

    He should do a Christine O'Donnell-style ad:
    "I'm not a racist….I'm you. Just older, crazier, and running for president."

  • chascates

    Hah! Rep. John Boehner: Opposing a 2-month payroll tax cut deal until now "may not have been politically the smartest thing."

  • littlebigdaddy

    Needz moar blimpz!

  • GOPCrusher

    O/T But, Iowa Republiklans are asking for increased security for the upcoming Caucuses. They are expecting OWS to try to disrupt the process. They are also asking for increased cyber security to ensure hackers do not tamper with the results.
    Paranoid much?

    • doloras

      It's not OWS who would hack the results, it's Paultards they're really afraid of.

      DR CONGRESSMAN RON PAUL WINS 147% OF THE VOTE IN IOWA!!! PATRIOTIC AMERIKKKUNS FLOCK IN FROM NEARBY STATES JUST TO VOTE TO END THE FED AND WELFARE FOR NIGRUHS!

    • SayItWithWookies

      What, are they afraid all the liberal, black and urban Republicans are gonna show up and skew the caucus away from the crazy candidates?

    • Biff

      How the fuck do you hack a caucus? I hate the NV caucus with the heat of a thousand sunlamps, but at least you can't hack the sumbitch.

    • ShaveTheWhales

      Who are they asking to provide this increased security? The Free Market?

      • http://www.southsidejohnny.com/ Jukesgrrl

        Some extra p under your Christmas tree for that one.

  • hebmskebm

    It never ceases to bring me joy that Ron Paul's Presidential campaigns bring in millions upon millions of hard earned Paultard dollars with no hope of ever amounting to anything. Who says the free market is the most efficient?

  • Radiotherapy

    Aside from the state controlled liberal media pestering Fart Paul, the wingtard media is also trying to discredit the old coot. I'm trying to figure out who the teabaggers hate more, Paul or Romney?

  • http://www.southsidejohnny.com/ Jukesgrrl

    Where was John King? He would have handled the interview by locating Doc Paul's eyebrow wigs on his giant movable map. "See them from this angle, NOW, see them from THIS angle! Amazing, isn't it? Iowa voters are impressed."

  • ttommyunger

    Gloria Borger, Ron Paul and Wolf Blitzer: perfect trifecta of numb-nuts.

  • Schmegeg

    Every time I heat this guy, I wonder who his patients were? Imagine waking up from anesthesia and having this man foaming insane bullshit by the paragraph at you.

  • AnHarmonica

    Who wrote this screed then? Was it a g-g-g-GHOST??

  • CthuNHu

    You know who ELSE got tired of saying the word “NO” over and over?

  • BarackMyWorld

    AND Ron Paul's 15 minutes as frontrunner come to a close… Ron Paul allegedly signed ad warning of "race war."

    • One_Man_Band

      But but but… that letter that he signed himself and sent out on his own letterhead to promote his own newsletters from which he gladly accepted the profits doesn't reflect his real views!

      Uh, uh, and even if he IS a racist it won't matter because he'll totally let all the blacks out of all the prisons somehow. For liberty.

  • http://www.gurukalehuru.wordpress.com gurukalehuru

    Ron Paul may be a crazy old racist, but he sure put that obnoxious fat lady in her place.

  • http://thetimchannel.wordpress.com TheTimChannel

    If Paul ends the drug war, he will do more to improve the lot of minority citizens than any candidate. That is the reason the REAL racists are so determined to smear him for things that appeared under his name in a pre-internet Drudge Report format. The Prison Industrial complex, along with the Military Industrial complex, aided and abetted by a compliant press and trillions of Bankster dollars are duty bound to smear him at every turn. Don't let them fool you again. There are no WMD's, just the diseased minds of the 1%. Obama had his chance to do the right thing. He promised to focus on the pressing issue of this ongoing social destruction through continued prohibition. Instead of holding true to his word, he did the exact opposite. Ask California. To hell with the flip-floppers of all political ilk. Ron Paul is the only candidate running who doesn't suffer from the real political problems the rest of the field is consumed with. He's not bought and sold by the banksters or military industrial complex, nor do his positions change from polling cycle to polling cycle. Go Ron Paul.

    Enjoy.

  • http://thetimchannel.wordpress.com TheTimChannel

    There is a delicious irony in reading the rightwing attacks on Paul for being a racist, when their whole world revolves around keeping minorities fully employed (in the prison industrial complex).

    You know why it's official that Ron Paul can win the presidency? Because BOTH the left and the right are attacking him now. We all know that is an official badge of honor these days. Also, he does well on Comedy Central. Game, set and match.

    Enjoy.

    • SorosBot

      So you want a President who forces an insane economic policy on the US, wants to allow corporations to do whatever they want to fuck us over without regulation, hates freedom and wants to force women to give birth against their will, hates the Constitution, is a hardcore racist who wants to repeal the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and allow businesses to discriminate on the basis of race, and supports other horrible ideals just because he's good on two issues (war and the drugs)? Go fuck yourself.

  • tessiee

    "Marge, it takes two to lie; one to lie and one to listen." — Homer J. Simpson

  • user-of-owls

    All three of those things were, at one time or another, capital offenses around here. I know, right?

    Anyway, that was back when we were a warblog and couldn't waste time with potential traitors.

  • http://drpaul2012.wordpress.com drpaul2012

    I appreciate the concern. If I get banned for stuff I'm not doing, I'll just have to learn to live with the shame.