Paul tells the NYT there's a 50% chance he will run again in 2012. Larison is chuffed:

Instead of the usual 7 or 8-against-1 odds that prevailed during the Republican primary debates in 2007 and 2008, Johnson and Paul would be a ready-made pair of allies criticizing the other candidates and presenting their alternatives in turn. 

Yay!

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