The Paul-Romney Rumors Are Bunk

Ron Paul and Gandhi

by Walter Block

Recently by Walter Block: Reply to a Doubting Infantry Veteran

According to Gandhi "First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win." How does this apply to Ron Paul? Well, it is a bit more complicated than that in this case. Here, the "ignoring" certainly fits. The mainstream media talks about everyone else under the sun except for You Know Who. And who can forget the "laughing": he is a crazy old uncle, his suits don't fit, his eyebrows aren't "presidential" enough, etc. The "fighting" is clear: he has been smeared with everything in the book they could throw at him, and with lots of stuff that isn't in the book too. But in the Gandhi case, each of these things occurred pretty much one at a time. First