1. Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (4823, 28.55%)
2. Congressman Ron Paul (4671, 27.65%)
3. Governor Tim Pawlenty (2293, 13.57%)
4. Senator Rick Santorum (1657, 9.81%)
5. Herman Cain (1456, 8.62%)
6. Governor Rick Perry (718, 3.62%) write-in
7. Governor Mitt Romney (567, 3.36%)
8. Speaker Newt Gingrich (385, 2.28%)
9. Governor Jon Huntsman (69, 0.41%)
10. Congressman Thad McCotter (35, 0.21%)
I also came across this extended version of the followup on Fox where Ron Paul gets a little more love, but you can tell a few of the moderators are choking on it. It's like the guy on the right wants to just announce the front-runner because Ron Paul is second, like "Here's first place aaaaand I guess that's it goodbye folks." One says Bachmann is the "big winner" but the margin is less than ONE percent between first and second. That's "barely a winner".
The establishment underestimates our resolve. When Ron Paul lost in the republican primary nigh these four years ago he made a humble, personal speech wherein he described how his campaign was going to become a movement. I heard that in my basement business and understood that I would need to be working to prepare four years for now.
I kept my Ron Paul 2008 sign up in my front yard for three years until someone recently stole it. Then, I put up five signs. How do you like me now? And come what may I will have that sign up for eight more years. It's a symbol to me, lower only than the United States flag. A symbol that I am in my soul a free man and that I know what it means to be free, and that I dream of the same true freedom that my ancestors had in the early days of this country.
Ron Paul is Obi Wan Kenobi. He's a stone cold jedi master.
I get this a lot:
"I like Ron Paul but I'm not voting for him."
(????) "Have you read any of his books?"
Go read a blinking book for blinksakes. You owe it to your life to read a book by Ron Paul. I recommend "The Revolution" as a good start.
Anyway, here's the video.