WSJ headline: Ron Paul, rock star to college students...

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WSJ headline: Ron Paul, rock star to college students...

Postby jjoyce » Fri Mar 30, 2012 7:29 am

Uhhh, really? You're going with the "rock star" metaphor there, even when college students are firmly in that part of the population where actual rock stars still matter?

This rock star business has to stop. I begged for it to stop years ago when someone insisted that Odessa Piper was a rock star. Then at a tea party, Mark Block referred to Vicki McKenna as "the rock star of radio."

Please stop. Please.

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Re: WSJ headline: Ron Paul, rock star to college students...

Postby narcoleptish » Fri Mar 30, 2012 9:39 am

Somewhere there's a highly regarded petrologist pulling out what's left of his hair.

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Re: WSJ headline: Ron Paul, rock star to college students...

Postby Stebben84 » Fri Mar 30, 2012 12:13 pm

From that article:

For example, more than 4,000 students attended a Feb. 27 Paul rally at Michigan State University. But the next day, at polling places surrounding the campus, Paul received only 3,128 votes. He finished third.

Read more: http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/ ... z1qcZudcHb


I find that kind of funny. Plus Paul only got about 3000 people here. decent, but not rock star status of any kind.

Obama rally had how many people when he came here? What kind of status would the State Journal give him?

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Re: WSJ headline: Ron Paul, rock star to college students...

Postby fisticuffs » Fri Mar 30, 2012 12:16 pm

Image
Superstar! of course.

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Re: WSJ headline: Ron Paul, rock star to college students...

Postby GOD » Fri Mar 30, 2012 1:47 pm

I AM THE ROCKSTAR OF ALL REALITY. IN HEAVEN, MY POWER TRIO HAS RELEASED TWO VERY POPULAR ALBUMS.

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Re: WSJ headline: Ron Paul, rock star to college students...

Postby Detritus » Fri Mar 30, 2012 6:19 pm

GOD wrote:I AM THE ROCKSTAR OF ALL REALITY. IN HEAVEN, MY POWER TRIO HAS RELEASED TWO VERY POPULAR ALBUMS.

Down here the Beatles are still more popular than you.

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Re: WSJ headline: Ron Paul, rock star to college students...

Postby bdog » Wed Apr 18, 2012 5:00 pm

We got another one!

Scott Walker, Rock Star

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Re: WSJ headline: Ron Paul, rock star to college students...

Postby Stomach » Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:19 pm

bdog wrote:We got another one!

Scott Walker, Rock Star


If you think about it he is like a rock star - he travels to places far from his home and people give him a lot of money for not much work.

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Re: WSJ headline: Ron Paul, rock star to college students...

Postby Walter » Mon Apr 23, 2012 5:01 am

Stomach wrote:
bdog wrote:We got another one!

Scott Walker, Rock Star


If you think about it he is like a rock star - he travels to places far from his home and people give him a lot of money for not much work.


Scott Walker is the Milli Vanilli of our time.


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