Dave Weigel was at the GOP confab. Someone tried to hug Ron Paul. Awwwkwaaard. Here's the voice of the new GOP base if ever I heard it:

By far the most opinionated activist I spoke to was Jerry Sawyer, a 67-year old academic from Fort Myer's Beach, Florida and the author of a self-published epistle called Liberalism and the Age of the Woman. Ron Paul was unacceptable because "Libertarianism is an incoherent philosophy. How can you say you'll govern Judeo-Christian principles if you're not willing to enforce them." George W. Bush is a good president "but I want to choke him for his immigration stance."

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