I know I wrote him off in my last article, but it looks like Ron Paul is back, placing a whopping second in yesterday’s Nevada primaries with 14 percent of the votes, edging out the media-anointed “front-runner” John McCain.
My apologies to all those I let down with my pessimism after New Hampshire. To all those who kept the faith, I salute you.
The race is still wide open, and the only candidate with a substantive anti-war (i.e., non-interventionist) platform has moved into the front tier.
Now on to South Carolina, where we can expect another strong showing!
Ryan is a researcher of Japanese literature currently investigating the influence, for better or worse, that the importation of Western realism had on modern Japanese literary history. He keeps a blog -- www.beholdmyswarthyface.com -- that is in (more...