“It was a dangerous night in South Carolina: the ten candidates for the Republican nomination gathered, and a debate broke out. Damage control was swift. Party elders rushed to excommunicate the instigator. Pundits howled, bloggers convulsed: ‘moonbat on Kool Aid,’ ‘crackpot,’ ‘cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs.’ But for all that pious fury, a candidate few Americans had heard of owned the next day’s headlines. Ron Paul had committed the sin of truth — and the reaction revealed much about the party that shunned him.”
Stupid Party - The American Conservative
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