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Open Thread: What Ron Paul Believes

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Tucker Carlson has been following GOP phenom Ron Paul around for an article he's writing for the New Republic, and today he shared some of his observations. Among the more interesting is that Paul is more radical than some of his supporters realize:

Paul thinks there should be no "government-sponsored safety net" — a concept almost unimaginable to most voters. "I think if some of them thought that through, they would no longer be on Ron Paul's side," Carlson says.

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