Recently, Ron Paul Campaign Manager Jesse Benton indicated to the press that Ron Paul will be running for president in 2012. It has been met with excitement by Ron Paul supporters. Benton went on to discuss what the 2012 Ron Paul Campaign goals would be leading up to the first Presidential debate of the season, in the Spartanburg Herald-Journal,www.goupstate.com. Paul made his first move toward a campaign for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday. He hopes to broaden his appeal and to gain support beyond his core group of loyal supporters. It is hoped that Paul himself will officially make the announcement soon and end all the speculation.
Paul, a Texas Republican and anti-war libertarian, announced in the early voting state of Iowa that he was forming a presidential exploratory committee, the first formal move toward establishing a campaign. Paul is running for U.S. president for the third time in his political career. Let’s hope the third time is the charm, as the old adage goes…