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The ongoing character assassination and donut bombing of all who speak fondly of Ron Paul on this site has got to stop.

Each of us are responsible for electing anywhere from 22 to 115 different politicians in different offices to represent us throughout our various municipal, county, state and federal governments. The office of President is only ONE of these dozens of offices that we the voters have the privilege to fill with each election.

What purpose does it serve the Democratic party to shout down every traditionally democratic Ron Paul supporter and viciously characterize each of them as racist homophobes, when their support for Paul only represents at most 4.5% of their total representational voice?

The Democrats, and those who claim to represent them, should be focusing on that 95.5% of the supporters' votes that will be electing people for all the other offices up for grabs at each election, instead of slamming them with every bit the slippery expertise of Bill O'Reilly and Ann Coulter.

Those who have chosen to support Paul, or even a few of his positions, have done so despite your excessively shrill rantings and mob-style troll ratings. The sadistic beatings they must take on sites like this in order to continue scouting out Democratic candidates for other offices will ultimately result in their complete rejection of democrats as this country tries to maneuver itself away from the stark divisiveness of the black/white "you're either with us or against us" culture.

I would strongly suggest that if people on this site want Paul's supporters to vote for their candidates in other races, you need to realize what effect your branding them as racist homophobic nazis will have on their support for other Democrats.

Originally posted to retired on Tue Jun 12, 2007 at 10:09 PM PDT.

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