UPDATE: The man in the video has now apologized for the over-the-top behavior. Don’t send him any more hate mail! Everyone can learn from mistakes, even me.
While I try to take a positive approach when writing about activism, sometimes the best lessons come from watching someone fail. In this video, two Ron Paul supporters disrupt a Democrat rally outside of the capital building in Austin.
I wonder how many votes they gained for Ron Paul by doing this?
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Rather than losing votes from Democrats, think of how many votes they could have gained during this time by talking to likely Republican voters in Austin! But then again, we wouldn’t have such a great bad example to share!
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