POSTED: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 10:30pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 - 10:44pm
It doesn’t look like Ron Paul is going to be the Republican presidential nominee this year. But he did win a pretty nice consolation prize today.
The Texas congressman (along with presumptive nominee Mitt Romney) made Time Magazine’s “The 100 Most Influential People in the World” list. Joining the GOP duo were business, sports and political figures including President Barack Obama, quarterback and Religious Right icon Tim Tebow and “raise-my-taxes” billionaire Warren Buffett.
Ralph Nader, the former third-party presidential candidate, was chosen to write a tribute to Paul. He praised Paul for his “sincere and earnest” nature, along with his ardent defense of civil liberties.
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