Ron Paul: Why The Young Flock To An Old Idealist

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Go to any Ron Paul event and it strikes you immediately: What’s up with all the young people? The 75-year-old Texas congressman packs halls on college campuses. His campaign volunteers often look too young to shave. And even at a recent New York City book signing, it’s surprising how many teenagers and 20-somethings are lined up for an autograph, clutching Paul’s new book, Liberty Defined.