PRESS RELEASE from Ron Paul
Immediate Release: March 2, 2012
Contact: Gary Howard
Endorsed By NFL Player Tony Pashos
“Paul has displayed the kind of honesty,
integrity, and character that
nobody else can rival”
LAKE JACKSON, Texas –
2012 Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul was endorsed today by
Tony Pashos, a current Cleveland Browns offensive tackle and former
First-Team All-Big Ten at the University of Illinois.
In making his public endorsement, Mr. Pashos issued the following
“There is no doubt in my mind who I want for President. Ron Paul
displayed the kind of honesty, integrity, and character that nobody
else can rival. I will no longer fall for a candidate's empty
around election time nor take the excuses I am given as to why a
candidate has changed his view or voted differently than originally
“Ron Paul has shown me that you can still stand by the U.S.
Constitution and deliver true wealth and economic freedom, safety, and
the ability to live life without asking the government for
No matter what the punditry and lobbyists say, Paul has stood by our
nation and the Constitution time and time again, even in times when it
wasn't popular to do so.
“I endorse Ron Paul for President because he understands being a true
leader isn't a popularity contest but about being held
a nation we have had enough, and it is time to give the people their
government and country back. Ron Paul is a true inspiration for
all, and he is my candidate for president.”
Mr. Pashos, the son of Greek immigrants, was drafted by the Baltimore
Ravens in the fifth round of the 2003 NFL Draft and played college
football at the University of Illinois.
Providing a strong boost to Ron Paul’s Ohio organization, such
endorsements present Ron Paul as the conservative alternative to Mitt
Romney. They also demonstrate that the 12-term Congressman from
has the only campaign organization capable of maintaining a 50-state
competition with the moderate-establishment Romney.