Wow, what a misleading headline from CNN.
Ron Paul did not drop out of the race or “suspend his active campaign.”
He is very much still in the race despite the lack of coverage from mainstream media.
He has only suspended campaigning in PRIMARY states that have not yet voted. The media unfortunately doesn’t understand the difference between primaries and caucuses. They desperately need a civics lesson.
Ron Paul has announced his campaign strategy to acquire delegates. That is all. He is now solely focused on CAUCUSES. It’s a smart move. He’s going to continue to do what he has been doing which has been working. Tampa could get rowdy as there is still a possibility that Mitt Romney may not have all 1,144 delegates necessary to secure the nomination.
Ron Paul has recently won Iowa, Minnesota, Maine, Alaska, Louisiana, Colorado, Massachusetts, Alaska, Arizona, Nevada, and Washington. Ron Paul will continue to rack up delegates as there are still caucus states that have not yet voted. It ain’t over yet.
Disregard media, acquire delegates. Onward.
Ron Paul’s full letter:
As I reflect on our 2012 Presidential campaign, I am humbled by the supporters who have worked so hard and sacrificed so much. And I am so proud of what we have accomplished. We will not stop until we have restored what once made America the greatest country in human history.This campaign fought hard and won electoral success that the talking heads and pundits never thought possible. But, this campaign is also about more than just the 2012 election. It has been part of a quest I began 40 years ago and that so many have joined. It is about the campaign for Liberty, which has taken a tremendous leap forward in this election and will continue to grow stronger in the future until we finally win.Our campaign will continue to work in the state convention process. We will continue to take leadership positions, win delegates, and carry a strong message to the Republican National Convention that Liberty is the way of the future.Moving forward, however, we will no longer spend resources campaigning in primaries in states that have not yet voted. Doing so with any hope of success would take many tens of millions of dollars we simply do not have. I encourage all supporters of Liberty to make sure you get to the polls and make your voices heard, particularly in the local, state, and Congressional elections, where so many defenders of Freedom are fighting and need your support.I hope all supporters of Liberty will remain deeply involved – become delegates, win office, and take leadership positions. I will be right there with you. In the coming days, my campaign leadership will lay out to you our delegate strategy and what you can do to help, so please stay tuned.For Liberty,Ron Paul