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With McCain's Affair Now Public, Ron Paul Is Back In The Race

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Now that the New York Times has gone public with John McCain's affair, Ron Paul has a real shot at picking up a lot of McCain's supporters.

Ron Paul announced that he was temporarily scaling back his campaign; but he did not say he was dropping out. Indeed, Dr. Paul decided several weeks ago to:
"Stay in the presidential race in the hope that a scandal would cripple McCain and leave Paul going head to head with Huckabee but essentially shift all campaigning efforts to focus on his Congressional seat which is now under threat."
With the Times' revelations about McCain, this may have been a very wise strategy indeed. The race may suddenly be wide open again.


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If this had happened a couple weeks back, before t... by J. Edward Tremlett on Thursday, Feb 21, 2008 at 7:38:27 AM
The real scandal about McCain is that he is in bed... by N H on Thursday, Feb 21, 2008 at 9:33:16 AM
Soros' support for McCain went as far as his s... by J. Edward Tremlett on Thursday, Feb 21, 2008 at 6:06:39 PM
It would be great to be rid of McCain however we A... by Cheri Roberts on Thursday, Feb 21, 2008 at 11:23:30 AM
A republican involved in a heterosexual affair?&nb... by Bob Tracey on Thursday, Feb 21, 2008 at 11:59:12 AM
No doubt McCain is shopping it around to other pub... by John Sanchez Jr. on Thursday, Feb 21, 2008 at 1:05:17 PM
He seemed to actually gain a lot of popularity. It... by Ferdinand on Thursday, Feb 21, 2008 at 1:06:57 PM
If Bill Clinton did nothing with Monica Lewinsky l... by Watching on Friday, Feb 22, 2008 at 1:53:08 AM
About his original claim that he "did not hav... by Ferdinand on Friday, Feb 22, 2008 at 11:22:30 AM
'Nuff said...... by C.Bid on Friday, Feb 22, 2008 at 12:27:03 PM
While I am not condoning or minimalizing McCain... by Artemesia on Friday, Feb 22, 2008 at 11:32:48 AM
At this point nothing can salvage the Ron Paul cam... by Sam Adams on Friday, Feb 22, 2008 at 8:57:40 PM
What affair???? They both deny that there was any ... by Scott on Friday, Feb 22, 2008 at 11:40:31 PM
McCain supporters would flock to Mike Huckabee not... by Ty on Saturday, Feb 23, 2008 at 6:54:31 PM
Is Ron Paul?... by larry booth on Sunday, Feb 24, 2008 at 6:59:11 PM
He's a religious fanatic and also a free marke... by Ty on Monday, Feb 25, 2008 at 7:30:39 PM