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Ron Paul: 'Pretty sad' that Limbaugh is GOP leader (Raw)
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David Edwards and Rachel Oswald
Published: Monday March 2, 2009

... In a phone interview Monday morning with CNN’s John Roberts, Paul said of Limbaugh “He is a leader. He does say the right things now and I think a lot of people like to hear what he’s saying but I think it’s also a little bit polarizing and confrontational and I think that’s why the Democrats are bragging that Limbaugh now speaks for the Republicans so I guess the Democrats think its to their advantage if he’s leading the charge.”

Responding to a question from Roberts on what it means for the Republican Party that their “spokesperson” is a radio talk show host and not a member of the political leadership, Paul said, “I think it’s pretty sad. It’s a good point to make. That means the Republicans are really starving for some type of leadership” ...
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  -Ron Paul: 'Pretty sad' that Limbaugh is GOP leader (Raw) struggle4progress  Mar-02-09 01:21 PM   #0 
  - Ron Paul vs. Rush Limbaugh?!  Bicoastal   Mar-02-09 01:23 PM   #1 
  - "...I think its also a little bit polarizing..."  Wickerman   Mar-02-09 01:28 PM   #2 
  - Ron, you can't be libertarian and anti-choice. You just can't.  Hello_Kitty   Mar-02-09 01:42 PM   #3 
  - libertarians don't have unified position on abortion  SergeyDovlatov   Mar-03-09 07:28 PM   #6 
  - The latter is Ron's way of saying that if a state decides that my uterus is state property  Hello_Kitty   Mar-04-09 02:10 AM   #7 
     - The powers not delegated ...  SergeyDovlatov   Mar-04-09 11:59 AM   #8 
        - I don't recall delegating power over my uterus to any government entity.  Hello_Kitty   Mar-04-09 12:55 PM   #9 
           - I agree about a uterus (or any other part of the body) not belonging the state  SergeyDovlatov   Mar-04-09 02:11 PM   #10 
           - In the case of no. 2, if the fetus is viable it's a baby and no longer my decision  Hello_Kitty   Mar-04-09 04:49 PM   #11 
           - So I take it you guys agree with 3rd trimester abortions?  endersdragon34   Mar-06-09 01:03 AM   #14 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-05-09 12:45 AM   #12 
  - Just to clarify  Transmorgify   Mar-05-09 07:12 PM   #13 
  - They both want zero government, but I think only Paul is honest about it  tridim   Mar-02-09 01:42 PM   #4 
  - Paul is probably honest about it  URDRWHO   Mar-03-09 07:00 AM   #5 
     - To sum up the difference in a sentence  Jiradog   Mar-08-09 09:02 AM   #15 
  - The GOP is the Breed of Greed...and they have done it to themselves  opihimoimoi   Apr-21-09 02:07 AM   #16 
  - But....  SleeplessInAlabama   Jul-21-09 11:01 PM   #19 
  - limbaugh is only considered the leader  gamecock   Apr-21-09 08:55 AM   #17 
  - Both are tools  lk9550   Jul-14-09 12:33 AM   #18 
  - re:  ShiiStyle   Aug-02-09 10:13 AM   #20 
     - Ron Who ??  Fazed and Condused   Sep-14-09 05:31 AM   #22 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Aug-18-09 10:28 PM   #21 

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