Ron Paul’s “Rally for the Republic”

Wednesday, September 03, 2008 - 12:05 PM


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ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA — Across the Mississippi river from St. Paul, supporters of Congressman Ron Paul, R-Texas, converged on the Target Center in Minneapolis at Tuesday night’s “Rally for the Republic.”

Paul’s bid for the Republican nomination for president ended months ago, and in a sign that there’s ire at the GOP, the agitator Paul wasn’t invited to speak at this year’s Republican National Convention.

No matter. Paul’s supporters’ enthusiasm remains strong for his anti-war, strict Constitutionalism views. Last night I spoke with many of them, young and old, to find out just what Paul had done to endear himself to so many and what he’s promised that John McCain and Barack Obama have not.

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