Ron Paul framed it as “a fight that could literally change our country” and laid out a plan: Return to the gold standard, end U.S. military interventions overseas, demolish the Federal Reserve and stop bailouts.
“Overwhelmingly, people said they wanted a man of principle in Washington,” his campaign manifesto read. “They said they want someone who was really against budget deficits, big spending and high taxes, not someone who says one thing and does another.”
The fundraising letter could have arrived yesterday.
But it was written in 1984.
As he seeks the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, the Texas congressman is spreading the same message — and people are finally listening.