Establishment Puppet Iowa Governor: If Ron Paul wins, ignore it and look at who finishes second

0 Posted by - December 20, 2011 - Elections, Politics

101031 terry branstad ap 328 300x162 Establishment Puppet Iowa Governor: If Ron Paul wins, ignore it and look at who finishes secondEstablishment reverts back to pretending Paul doesn’t exist.

From rightly heralding the Iowa primary as a crucial indicator as to who will eventually capture the GOP nomination, the establishment has closed ranks and now decided that a Ron Paul victory doesn’t count and that the focus will be on who finishes second.

A Politico article entitled Ron Paul panic seizes Iowa establishment perfectly illustrates the supreme arrogance of the very political elite Paul is fighting against and goes a step beyond Fox News pundit Chris Wallace’s insistence that the Iowa result “won’t count” if Ron Paul wins.

Despite the fact that two out of the last three winners of the Iowa primary have gone on to successfully capture the Republican nomination, the political class have decided that Ron Paul doesn’t deserve the opportunity to build the same kind of momentum, and that a victory for him in Iowa “would do irreparable harm to the future role of the first-in-the-nation caucuses.”

The hierarchy is so petrified at the possibility of a Ron Paul win that the state’s own Governor, Terry Branstad, has pre-empted the result by urging people to ignore Paul if he secures a first place finish and instead concentrate on who comes second.

“People are going to look at who comes in second and who comes in third,” said Branstad, adding, ““If [Mitt] Romney comes in a strong second, it definitely helps him going into New Hampshire and the other states.”

As we have seen from the Republican race thus far, the identity of the frontrunner has changed several different times. Rick Perry, Herman Cain and now Newt Gingrich all saw their campaigns rise and fall dramatically. Ron Paul is the only candidate to slowly build momentum and not suffer any major setback.

Yes, it’s true that Ron Paul’s national figures are significantly lower than both Gingrich and Romney, but the Texan Congressman would have a very real chance of overturning that deficit if his potential victory in Iowa was treated with a modicum of respect, but the establishment are determined not to let that happen. This is why we are now seeing a deluge of whining “Ron Paul can’t win” articles every day.

The establishment has gone all out to virtually sabotage the credibility of the primary weeks before it even takes place, terrified that a Ron Paul success could upset the apple cart of the two RINO establishment candidates.

In addition, the Politico piece floats the hoax that a Ron Paul win would ensure an Obama re-election, when in realityRon Paul has the best chance of beating Obama out of all the Republican candidates.

Isn’t it fascinating that the political class doesn’t consider how Newt Gingrich, who is about as conservative as Mao Tse-Tung, would also cause “irreparable harm” to the reputation of the primary if he won? Their concern for the potential harm caused by a Mitt Romneycare victory is also notable by its absence.

Ron Paul has the most conservative voting record since 1937 – so why on earth should a Paul victory cause “irreparable harm” to Iowa?

His success in the state should be celebrated as a sign that the Republican Party is finally starting to return to its constitutional principles.


Paul Joseph Watson is the editor and writer for Prison He is the author of Order Out Of Chaos. Watson is also a regular fill-in host for The Alex Jones Show.

Source: Infowars.


  • cjhill1836 December 20, 2011 - 1:01 PM

    Wow, now they changed the headline to make it more negative for Dr. Paul: “Will Ron Paul kill the caucuses?” They are terrified of him, lol. And Fox News is trying to pretend like he doesn’t exist…

    • December 20, 2011 - 1:42 PM

      Where was this headline at?

  • December 20, 2011 - 1:43 PM

    Never mind, I see it everywhere now.. they are getting desperate.

  • cjhill1836 December 20, 2011 - 2:09 PM

    Yeah, tell me about it. They will do anything to keep Dr. Paul’s message from getting out or gaining credibility. The amazing thing, to me, is how blatant they are being. Changing headlines, ignoring and discrediting their own polls, and telling people to ignore what is happening right out in the open. As if we don’t have computers and are too stupid to believe what we see, instead of what they’re telling us.