Write a Check to Elect Ron Paul ... So He Can Fire You

Write a Check to Elect Ron Paul ... So He Can Fire You
Among GOP Presidential hopefuls, the Texas libertarian leads in donations from federal employees (Bloomberg (3); Getty Images)
Bloomberg (3); Getty Images

It comes as no surprise that federal employees and those who work for the biggest government contractors are giving cash to Barack Obama in the Presidential race ($338,049 so far). But who would have guessed that among GOP hopefuls, Texas Representative Ron Paul—the libertarian who wants to dismantle five federal agencies—would top the field in donations from the very people he would purge from the payroll?

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