**This was originally posted on as a note on the Athens affiliate’s Facebook Page**
Well, here we are. The official Republican candidate for President of the United States is Mitt Romney.
Right now, a lot of you Ron Paul supporters are probably pretty mad. I’m willing to bet that it’s not just because the Romney/Ryan team, the dismal duo, doesn’t stand for anything that you’re even remotely interested in. An increase in personal and economic liberty, fiscal responsibility in government, an end to expensive and pointless military actions all over the Middle East, an end to the expensive and pointless drug war being waged here in the U.S. – we’ve all come to see that these things aren’t going to be the legacy of Barack Obama, and it seems rather clear that these aren’t going to be the fruits of a Romney presidency, either. If such a thing is even possible; Mitt doesn’t seem to have been anybody’s first choice, or even second choice, as far as that goes. [Read more...]