December 14, 2007

The Momentous Passing of the Ron Paul Blimp over Northern Raleigh, North Carolina, as Viewed from Research Triangle Park, NC on Friday, December 14, 2007, at 1:00 PM.


Money well spent.

Update: Even better.

Posted by Confederate Yankee at December 14, 2007 01:23 PM

It's really amazing what you can do if you have enough hot air, ain't it? -cp

Posted by: cold pizza at December 14, 2007 02:10 PM can almost feel the crazy.

Posted by: DaveP. at December 14, 2007 03:30 PM

That was the Ron Paul blimp? When I saw it at 12:30 or so it was directly overhead, no one could read any message, and most of the students milling around outside on a beautiful day at Raleigh Charter HS were too busy with lunch and their friends to even notice it was there. The few who did just said "Look, a blimp! Cool!". As far as they were concerned, Paul wasted his money.

Posted by: Dr. Weevil at December 14, 2007 04:13 PM

I had no idea it was so blue. Now, thass purty.

Posted by: Bleepless at December 14, 2007 06:28 PM

I was listening to the local radio, never heard one thing about it.

Nothing in the local media.

The few people who saw it probably thought it was there for the 'Canes game :)

Posted by: William Teach at December 14, 2007 08:24 PM

At least all of Ron Paul's hot air is containned within his blimp, and not continually flowing from his mouth, unlike that of McCain, Huckabee, Ghouliani and Romney.

Posted by: Alan at December 14, 2007 08:39 PM

The FAA said there was a blip of the screen about the size of a pimple on a knats a**, must be Ron Paul. That's the same effect he will have on the election.

Posted by: Scrapiron at December 14, 2007 08:51 PM

Wait, upper left corner....

yep, yep, definitely a moonbat.

Posted by: Conservative CBU at December 14, 2007 11:30 PM

Stealth blimp to match the stealth missiles that really hit the Pentagon. Or is the current thinking it was a fully loaded B-52?

Posted by: Pat Patterson at December 15, 2007 12:27 AM

Momentous gas passing

Posted by: Bill Smith at December 15, 2007 07:29 AM

But where is the majestic bird painted upon it? A Ronulan bird of prey must have that for it to be official...

Yes the majestic feathers!

The fine tail!

The wattle!

Well a turkey is preyed upon, isn't it?

Posted by: ajacksonian at December 15, 2007 10:44 AM

though I could see it but realised that it was just lint on the screen

Posted by: Racer at December 15, 2007 10:09 PM

They must have their Ronulan cloaking device turned on.

Posted by: Mikey NTH at December 15, 2007 10:43 PM

He is raking in the money and Republicans seem to be really upset with him, they certainly find his campaign impossible to ignore.

Posted by: John Ryan at December 16, 2007 05:47 PM

And by "impossible to ignore" we mean constantly point and laugh.

Posted by: Conservative CBU at December 16, 2007 08:44 PM

Smart Ass

Posted by: Gary at December 17, 2007 07:48 AM

John Ryan, that's for the same psychological reason that people find an accident on the freeway hard to ignore, even if it doesn't block traffic.

As for the money angle, let's not forget President Howard Dean, who revolutionized fundraising a few years back. Yeah, his money really helped him into the Oval Office, didn't it?

Posted by: C-C-G at December 17, 2007 09:14 AM