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The Ron Paul Endorsement Saga Continues

By on 9.22.08 | 6:42PM

Via Dave Weigel, I see that Ron Paul, clearly miffed by Bob Barr's reaction to his "endorse everybody but McCain and Obama" press conference, has finally endorsed Chuck Baldwin of the Constitution Party. The endorsement makes a great deal more sense than consorting with Cynthia McKinney -- Baldwin is an antiwar conservative whose positions are of longer standing than Barr's -- but obviously Baldwin is the less viable of the two candidates. Well, until now. This endorsement is sure to hurt Barr and help Baldwin. I covered Baldwin's nomination fight with Alan Keyes on the main site.

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