Top of the Ticket : Los Angeles Times : Breaking News: A Ron Paul surge in Nevada Breaking News: A Ron Paul surge in NevadaRomney will flame out soon enough. Otherwise, we're all toast.
Boy, oh, boy! Hidden behind all the hoopla, headlines and the Nevada caucus victories of Mitt Romney and Hillary Clinton is one little-noticed but stunning political development and number:
Ron Paul, the one-time Libertarian candidate and 10-term Republican congressman from Texas, was in second place. That's right, Second Place. The 72-year-old ob-gyn who's always on the end of the line at GOP debates or barred altogether, was running ahead of John McCain, Fred Thompson, Rudy Giuliani, in fact, ahead of....
all other Republicans except Romney, who easily captured his second state in a week after Michigan.
The big news -- Ron Paul! He has em right were he wants em.