Butler Shaffer (in 2012)

The voices of the lockstep media do understand that Ron Paul’s campaign is underlain by a fundamental questioning of the assumptions and policies that have long defined politics. But these same voices understand that they dare not allow such questions to be raised on their watch. For them to do otherwise would be to risk the well paid jobs they have hawking the corporate state interests, forcing them into a marketplace that might not provide them equivalent incomes or perks.