Want proof that the establishment (the so-called “conservative” establishment, that is) fears Ron Paul and needs Mitt Romney to win the Republican campaign for President? Read this headline from the Wall Street Journal: "No one has done more to help Mitt Romney than has the libertarian candidate Ron Paul, who has no chance to win the GOP presidential nomination himself."
The author continues:
If Mitt Romney wins the GOP presidential nomination, he's going to owe Ron Paul a fee for services rendered. No one has done more to help Mr. Romney than has the libertarian candidate, who has no chance to win the nomination himself but has savaged the rest of the field while giving the former Massachusetts governor a pass.
The intended message is as subtle as a two-by-four upside the head: Ron Paul can’t win, so he’s going to handle Mitt Romney’s light work and run interference for him, clearing the former Massachusetts Governor’s way to the White House.
What could compel Ron Paul, a “libertarian,” to carry water for Mitt Romney, the very model of the status quo, big-government, country club Republican?
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