Ron Paul, By the Numbers

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$2,300: Amount of donation received from Barry Manilow

$2.4 million: Amount of cash on hand

#2: Rank of “web design and hosting” among disbursements in the Ron Paul campaign (#1: Salaries.)

#1: Rank of Paul among candidates receiving donations from members of the armed service.

14 out of 25: Number of times that Paul has come in either first (10) or second (4) in the Pajama Media GOP primary straw poll.

9 out of 25: Number of times Paul was not included in the Pajama Media GOP primary straw poll.

#2: Rank at which Patrick Ruffini thinks Paul will finish in the Ames Straw Poll

280: Percent increase in the stock of “Paul to win GOP nomination” stock at Intrade. (McCain-to-win stock has dropped 680*85%.)

That was fun. Suggests for what candidate to cherry pick data about next?

*UPDATE: Uhm, duh. Thanks.

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