Public Policy Polling has reported that Ron Paul has now taken the lead in Iowa as Newt Gingrich’s campaign is rapidly imploding. Ron Paul is at 23% to 20% for Mitt Romney, 14% for Gingrich, 10% each for Rick Santorum, Michele Bachmann, and Rick Perry, 4% for Jon Huntsman, and 2% for Gary Johnson. (Full Story)
This news came around the same time that Ron Paul’s fundraising campaign blasted through its goal of $4 million. This is quite a remarkable effort considering that most of his donations are coming from individuals contributing an average of $60. Of course, this stands in stark contrast to other politicians that receive the bulk of their funding from big banks, the pharmaceutical industry and other multinational corporations. Ron Paul has also received more donations from active military than all of the other candidates combined.
Ron Paul was recently on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, which you can view below. He was very well received by the audience and Jay’s other guest, Joe Rogan, came on stage wearing a Ron Paul shirt expressing his support.
Many conservatives are concerned about Ron Paul’s non-interventionist foreign policy. His grassroots supporters recently released a video specifically addressing these concerns and explaining why Dr. Paul’s stance on the wars is not only the proper constitutional position, but is also overwhelmingly supported by the troops.
Go to www.ronpaul2012.com to learn more and please consider supporting Ron Paul for President in 2012.