If Ron Paul Runs for President in 2012, Who's His Running Mate?

| by Reason Foundation

Yesterday Brian Doherty blogged about the eternal recurrence of the third party. Meanwhile over at RonPaul.com, they're running a running mate poll for 2012.

(The poll doesn't specify whether we are talking about a major party run or a third party run.)

The list is pretty dispiriting, simply as a catalog of prominent libertarian/libertarian-friendly/libertarian-tolerant politicos (although several on the list may not even meet those basic criteria).

For a fun bonus activity, tally up the number of truthers and/or birthers on the list in the comments section.

If Ron Paul runs for President in 2012, who should be his running mate?

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  • Rand Paul
  • Michael Badnarik
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  • Lew Rockwell
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  • Alan Grayson
  • Michael Bloomberg
  • Cynthia McKinney
  • Jim DeMint
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  • Jesse Ventura
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  • Mel Watt
  • Mark Sanford
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FYI: At the moment, Andrew Napolitano and Peter Schiff are the front runners.