Weinberg junior Andrew Thompson’s campus political group supports the only remaining presidential candidate who hasn’t won a primary election.
Thompson runs Northwestern Students for Ron Paul and organizes student involvement in the libertarian obstetrician’s campaign.
Listen to a profile of Thompson, and how he met Paul face-to-face:
Fast facts about Andrew Thompson
Majors: American Studies and History.
Least favorite primary candidate: John Edwards, until he dropped out.
Biggest change to his political perspective: A seminar on the Iraq War during Winter Quarter last year gave him a “paradigm shift” in perspective on the Iraq invasion.
Least favorite aspect of politics: The emphasis on name-calling and labeling instead of on dialogue.
Least favorite thing about Ron Paul: The formal campaign could be better organized, but perhaps it can’t keep up with the demand of the campaign’s grassroots growth.