The libertarian torch may be passed, but not even the exclusion of Representative Ron Paul from the Republicans’ convention can dim the light, the Texas representative and frequent candidate for president told a rally Sunday. “Believe me, we will get in the tent because we will become the tent,’’ Paul told thousands of supporters a few miles from where rival Mitt Romney will accept the GOP nomination for president. Paul, who ran for the presidency for the third time this past spring and has yet to declare a full-throated endorsement of Romney, is retiring from Congress this fall.
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