Ron Paul biography: the complete collection

at 06:00 AM ET, 01/01/2012

Reporter Josh Hicks compiled the following look at Ron Paul’s claims about his life and career. Click on the headlines to read the original column.

Ron Paul and racist newsletters

Paul earned three Pinocchios for offering implausible explanations about why so many racist statements made into his publications.





Ron Paul and Ronald Reagan

Paul earned two Pinocchios for his claim that he “stood with” Ronald Reagan during Reagan’s presidency.





Ron Paul’s constitutionalist record

Paul earned a prized Geppeto’s Checkmark for his assertion that he is an unwavering constitutionalist. Whether you agree with him or not, he is certainly consistent.





Ron Paul on earmarks and ‘corporate welfare’

Paul earned three Pinocchios for suggesting he never supports favoritism in the form of subsidies and earmarks.

 
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