President Ron Paul finally gets his moment at the Republican Convention (+video)

Rep. Ron Paul did not get a speaking slot at the GOP convention. But a video paid tribute to him,and his son Sen. Rand Paul let Republicans know that his father’s brand of libertarianism remains a force within the party.

By , Staff writer

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It wasn’t billed as such, but Ron Paul’s moment at the Republican Convention Wednesday evening marked the effective end of a long and remarkable political career as the libertarian gadfly within the GOP.