I Get Letters: Ron Paul Edition

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May 11 2012 10:16 AM

I Get Letters: Ron Paul Edition

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COLLEGE PARK, MD - MARCH 28: Republican Presidential hopeful U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) takes the stage after an introduction from Mo Mohsen Frash (R), president of the University of Maryland Youth for Ron Paul chapter, during a town hall meeting at the University of Maryland on March 28, 2012 in College Park, Maryland. Paul is trailing his opponents in what has become a race for delegates until the Republican National Convention. (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

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When you write about Ron Paul's delegate strategy, you get irate emails from Paul supporters who don't understand why the media refuses to realize that he can win. A sample subject e-mail on this topic from yesterday: "You suck."

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David Weigel is a Slate political reporter. You can reach him at daveweigel@gmail.com, or tweet at him @daveweigel.

Occasionally, a critic brings the links. This, I think, is the cutting edge in Paul string theory.

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David Weigel is a Slate political reporter. You can reach him at daveweigel@gmail.com, or tweet at him @daveweigel.