Ron Paul Jumps the Shark

July 6th, 2007 by Alex

For those of you who don’t follow politics to the point of nerdy obsessiveness that drives away all your relatives, friends and lovers, who begged you to stop checking your RSS feeds and shower and shave — uh, not that any of that has ever happened to me — a little background info: Ron Paul, long-shot Republican presidential candidate, is big on the Internet. Like real big. Like totally out of proportion to his zero percent poll numbers in the real world.

Mostly, this is achieved by having totally crazy supporters who, apparently, organize big Internet campaigns to drive his numbers up on Digg, Technorati, Facebook, YouTube, etc., etc., etc. Then they complain because the media is not paying attention to him and his huge Internet following — which is true. Because they’re crazy.

Anyway, one of his supporters on YouTube seems to have noticed, and has now made his first YouTube appearance ever, in order to ask his fellow Ron Paul supporters to stop being so obviously crazy. It’s many different kinds of awesome. Join us, won’t you?

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