I have not paid much attention to Ron Paul’s campaign at all, to be honest. However, I do know that Paul has some sort of a cult following that has been stirring up controversy with the wingnuts. It hadn’t been of interest, because Ron Paul hasn’t got a chance to even get out of the starting gate, in my opinion, but in the past couple of days I’ve actually been inundated with SPAM about Ron Paul for president. Mind you, the emails I have been getting are not campaign generated emails, they are truly SPAM. That caught my attention and apparently, the Ron Paul SPAM caught the attention of others as well:
Anti-spam researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) noted a disturbing new trend following Sunday’s Republican Candidates Presidential debate. One of the candidates has a new spam campaign dedicated to proclaiming him victorious in the debate and extolling his virtues as the future president.
The messages have headlines such as:
Ron Paul Wins GOP Debate!
Ron Paul Eliminates the IRS!
Ron Paul Stops Iraq War!
Vote Ron Paul 2008!
Iraq Scam Exposed, Ron Paul
Government Wasteful Spending Eliminated By Ron Paul
The UAB Spam Team notes, “There is no reason to believe the current spam campaign is actually endorsed by Ron Paul or his official campaign engine.”
Ron Paul is popular with the Internet and some of the recent Web polls that were taken down because of Ron Paul Spammers…