The man behind Paul’s fundraising curtain

From: The Los Angeles Times

It was very difficult for Ron Paul to get attention. We had to come up with a way for him to get press,” [Trevor] Lyman says….

Like many Paul backers, Lyman is a political novice. He’s never even bothered to vote. But he had to act, he said, when the new Democratic majority in Congress didn’t pull the troops out of Iraq. Lyman was drawn to Paul because of his promise to end the war immediately.

I know my tax dollars are being used to kill people,” Lyman said. “It makes me feel horrible.”

Lyman knows that Paul’s views make him an outsider. But he sees the flood of Paul donations as representing “the will of the people.” The Internet, he said, made it possible

Click for Story

Leave a Reply