OK, it’s been nearly 2 hours now, and here’s the live chart:
At this point, I’m estimating that he’ll wind up around 6-8 million, but this is an early estimate comparing how he started today and the 5th and how he ended up the 5th. Although Ron Paul isn’t the candidate that I’m voting for (I’m a Romney guy), I still find these fundraisers fascinating. I’ve heard arguments like “You know, less people just give before and after, so he’s not raising any more money” but this isn’t true. Say that Joe Schmoe was going to give $75, but he hears about this – he’s more likely to give $100 to help out the cause, and Ron Paul just made $25 more. Multiply this by thousands of people, and that’s millions of dollars.
I’ll do at least 1 or 2 more updates on this.
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