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Kelly Clarkson endorses Ron Paul via Twitter

American Idol Season 1 winner Kelly Clarkson has endorsed Texas Rep. Ron Paul for the United States presidency. In her 41-word Twitter post dated December 29, Clarkson, a native of the Lone Star State, wrote that she “liked” Paul a lot during the 2008 Republican primaries even if “no one” gave the Libertarian-leaning candidate a chance.

Kelly Clarkson endorsed Ron Paul to her 1 million followers on Twitter (click image)

Clarkson stated that Paul will have her vote if he becomes the Republican nominee though she added: “Too bad he probably won’t.”

Kelly Clarkson on Ron Paul: "If he wins the nomination for the Republican party in 2012, he's got my vote." (click image)

Shortly after her public announcement, Clarkson posted a lengthy response to criticisms raised against her announcement of support for Paul:

Man, my eyes have been opened to so much hate tonight. If y’all ever disagree with something I say please don’t feel the need to attack me. I will listen to what you say and any articles or viewpoints you have when you say it with respect.

Being hateful is not a healthy way to get people to see or hear you. I was raised to respect people and their decisions and beliefs and I hope you will grant me the same decency. If you don’t agree with me simply unfollow me. It’s really that easy. I hope you don’t because I would love the chance to hear what you have to say but if you’re so blinded by hate you can’t seek peace and progress then that is your unfortunate prerogative.”

The Texas GOP primary is scheduled on April 24, 2012. Clarkson’s endorsement comes on the same day Kent Sorenson, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann’s campaign manager in Iowa, announced that he is defecting to the Ron Paul camp merely six days before the Hawkeye State holds its caucuses on January 3.

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6 thoughts on “Kelly Clarkson endorses Ron Paul via Twitter”

  1. chrisair says:

    She is a celebrity, she should know that many people can read her comment and should be responsible of the consequences..

    by the way seen this on my email, I hope that you do the same, but its okay if you don’t have time.

    1. markpere2010 says:

      Hi there! Done commenting na po on your latest post. 🙂

  2. zacbreaux says:

    Reblogged this on zacbreaux.

  3. Anonymous says:

    I respect your beleifs and views Kelly Brianne Clarkson and I could never hate you, I might of been born I’n the sixties and as a little boy I’ve seen hate and violence and have always been a cry baby even as I painted on a smile on holloween as a kid but seeing you is the greatest event in my entire life this is America everyone is free to speak their peace of mind on who they wish to vote for but as for me I think I’ll stay in the phone Booth like Stew.

  4. Joe Raul Aguilar says:

    I think your right Kelly and I really appreciate that you don’t try to change people even though I wish I was chaneable like a television station but what right is right your and american woman and you have your freedom of speech like everyone else who can hate Kelly Clarkson to me that is totally impossible I voted for Hillary Clinton and she gave alot of her votes to Obama what a wonderful world we live in hate should of deminished with time Love is more powerful than hate isn’t it Angel of Love.

    1. markpere2010 says:

      Thanks for sharing your thoughts here. Like you, I am also very much in favor of free exchange of ideas. Let’s hope everyone feels this way. 🙂

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