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Saul Anuzis, chairman of the Michigan Republican Party says wants to to bar Texas congressman Ron Paul (R-TX) from future GOP presidential debates. Anuzis intends to circulate a petition among Republican National Committee members, debate sponsors and broadcasters to keep Paul out of debates.

Although I don't normally agree with many of the actions of the Republican Party, I have to agree with them on this one.  Ron Paul may be "anti-war" but only for paleokkkon and isolationist reasons--plus he is a vile racist.  

Some "highlights" from the Republican debate:

I'm sorry--but I'd rather have a pro-choice and pro-gay rights candidate like Giuliani instead of a whacko libertarian and extreme social conservative (who has a documented history of being a racist asshole) just one election away from becoming President.  See my previous diary:

We need more Rockefeller Republicans like Giuliani and LESS Howard Taft-like extremists like Ron Paul.

Originally posted to Shonakifala on Thu May 17, 2007 at 11:35 AM PDT.

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