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ord33
02-06-2008, 02:04 AM
I have never once voiced any concern about the Ron Paul HQ Campaign. This is my first questioning of them whatsoever and I feel it is legitimate.

During the biggest day of the primary/caucus season so far the campaign releases how many press releases & new articles/post? 1 (That is one - about obtaining 3 delegates from WV).

Mike Huckabee? 4 SINCE 12:00 am EST THIS MORNING. And 14 for February 5th

John McCain (the first i have ever visited his site): 2 Press releases since 12:00 am this morning. 4 press releases for February 5th. 7 other new news related items posted on February 5th for a total of 11.

Mitt Romney: 3 Press Releases on February 5th and 3 other new news posts (6 total).

The media is all too happy to exclude Ron Paul from any coverage, but my opinion is that the campaign could interact with the media quite a bit better and at least try to get them to mention him. All of the other candidates had speeches afterward. I understand Dr. Paul is extremely busy and is back home in Lake Jackson, TX with his family, but I would think a 5 minute live feed interview would be within the realm of possibility to motivate us (the supporters). I think the media is definitely to blame, but the campaign isnt doing a whole lot to help the siutuation either.

I do understand there was not an abundance of great news coming out of tonight, but SOMETHING from Dr. Paul tonight would have been nice and could have been orchestrated by the campaign. I have never criticized Dr. Paul and dont see myself having any reason to, but the campaign, results, and media tonight have put me on a new level of frustration.

I'm in this for the long haul, but would appreciate some words from the campaign during arguably the most important day of the primary season so far.

firebirdnation
02-06-2008, 02:12 AM
I have been concerned about HQ for some time now, but I used to keep it to myself, but this is just too damn important to lose!

dkim68
02-06-2008, 02:35 AM
I've tried to contact our RP Illinois COMMUNICATIONS Director since November. Never one response from her.

Matt Collins
02-06-2008, 02:35 AM
Please distribute the below information to your meetup members. If the media starts to screw us tonight in their coverage, we need to flood their phone lines.

Here is the DIRECT line to the Fox News Desk in NYC:
212-301-5800

Here another number for them:
212-301-5860

If anyone cares it was listed here:

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nodope0695
02-06-2008, 02:40 AM
I'm right with you brother. I've never been one to compain about the campaing, and I've NEVER critisized Dr. Paul. But now I AM complaining about the Camapaign, it's manager, and it's total inaction regarding media in this campaign. They should have demanded equal time, even gone so far as taking legal action and obtaining court orders. I have not seen ONE SINGLE television ad here in my part of Maryland. Not ONE!! All the other candidates have had ads, but not us.

The campaign has failed to deliver materials to supporters here that were ordered WEEKS ago.

A shake up might be good. I trust Dr. Paul's judgement, but I don't trust his campaign staff.

coffeewithchess
02-06-2008, 02:55 AM
I have never once voiced any concern about the Ron Paul HQ Campaign. This is my first questioning of them whatsoever and I feel it is legitimate.

During the biggest day of the primary/caucus season so far the campaign releases how many press releases & new articles/post? 1 (That is one - about obtaining 3 delegates from WV).

Mike Huckabee? 4 SINCE 12:00 am EST THIS MORNING. And 14 for February 5th

John McCain (the first i have ever visited his site): 2 Press releases since 12:00 am this morning. 4 press releases for February 5th. 7 other new news related items posted on February 5th for a total of 11.

Mitt Romney: 3 Press Releases on February 5th and 3 other new news posts (6 total).

The media is all too happy to exclude Ron Paul from any coverage, but my opinion is that the campaign could interact with the media quite a bit better and at least try to get them to mention him. All of the other candidates had speeches afterward. I understand Dr. Paul is extremely busy and is back home in Lake Jackson, TX with his family, but I would think a 5 minute live feed interview would be within the realm of possibility to motivate us (the supporters). I think the media is definitely to blame, but the campaign isnt doing a whole lot to help the siutuation either.

I do understand there was not an abundance of great news coming out of tonight, but SOMETHING from Dr. Paul tonight would have been nice and could have been orchestrated by the campaign. I have never criticized Dr. Paul and dont see myself having any reason to, but the campaign, results, and media tonight have put me on a new level of frustration.

I'm in this for the long haul, but would appreciate some words from the campaign during arguably the most important day of the primary season so far.

Welcome to the club of concern about the HQ...HQ has been my biggest complaint forever. The RP grassroots is absolutely amazing. The only reason RP has gotten as far as he has is because of the grassroots, IMO.

coffeewithchess
02-06-2008, 02:59 AM
The campaign has failed to deliver materials to supporters here that were ordered WEEKS ago.

A shake up might be good. I trust Dr. Paul's judgement, but I don't trust his campaign staff.

We had some New York supporters tell us the same thing about not getting supplies and we had to rush shipments of our own supplies up to them because they weren't getting their orders from HQ...also, a shake up should have happened after New Hampshire...if anything, the grassroots will get RP to the White House with the media blackout and the inept HQ...the grassroots will fly RP to the roof of the White House in the blimp...

Napoleon's Shadow
08-15-2011, 12:16 PM
Ahh the memories