Business Insider reports on the bad news for Ron Paul fans. I'm disappointed because the other guys are worse. It makes you wonder what the hell people are thinking. All three of the others say we should bomb Iran, for crying out loud.
The septuagenarian presidential candidate has based his campaign strategy on picking up delegates in the low-turnout caucus states, and was looking for his first win on Super Tuesday. His campaign's expectations were high going into yesterday's caucus contests in North Dakota, Idaho, and Alaska, three states well-known for their strong libertarian streaks. The candidate had also put in a surprising amount of campaign legwork in those target states this week, even traveling to Anchorage this week to rally voters in Alaska's tiny Republican nominating contest.
But the libertarian stalwart was frustrated on all three fronts. In North Dakota, Paul came in second behind Rick Santorum, despite rallying caucus-goers in Fargo on election night. The results were even more disappointing in Idaho, where Paul trailed behind Mitt Romney and Santorum. The race was closer in Alaska, but Paul still finished in third place.