In an effort to refute them, Parsa quotes several blog comments from progressives who were inspired by Ron Paul:
- "[No politicians] are going to “do” any of what they promise. At least it’s a relief to hear someone tell the truth."
- "[Paul] inspired me. Not for a political view or an issue, but because he conveys what he thinks in an articulate, thoughtful, and consistent manner - something we saw none of in the other candidates last night, and something I wish we saw more of in our own candidates. "