To the editor:
How can the front-runner in the straw polls be a fringe candidate? How can the lead fundraiser of both parties be a dark horse candidate? The argument from intimidation is a confession of intellectual impotence.
The founders of our nation foresaw that any government ruled by humans would tend toward corruption, so the Constitution was created to limit the powers of the government. Yet slowly, almost imperceptibly, our constitutional rights have been infringed upon and eroded by our elected officials.
The true battle is in the primary elections, where only a minority of Americans vote. But as Samuel Adams, one of the founders of our great country said, "It does not take a majority to prevail : but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brush fires of freedom in the minds of men."
Once the primary hurdle has been passed, there is no doubt that Ron Paul's candidacy will soar. His message resonates with the American people. Both supporters and detractors of Ron Paul's candidacy agree that if he wins the Republican nomination, he has excellent odds of winning the general election.
We want our freedom and our liberties protected. Most of all, his honest patriotism has reignited the flames of liberty that had nearly been extinguished here in the United States.