I think [people are] sick and tired of what they're getting. They've lost all trust and faith in the government. They believe in the American Dream, and they're getting a nightmare. And they're rallying behind the program I've been working on for 30 years—defending the Constitution, limited government, free markets, sound money, and self-reliance; believing people can take care of themselves better than government can. The nanny state doesn't work, the police state doesn't work, and neither does the warfare. And they know it.
~ Congressman Ron Paul, "Ron Paul on the Evil Fed, the IRS, and Saving the Buck," BusinessWeek, November 29, 2007, interview with Maria Bartiromo