The international effect, which, prior to the Internet, would not have been possible or even conceivable. YouTube (multimedia) ratchets it to an even higher level. One must wonder if Paul’s campaign has already set in motion something with global geopolitical ramifications that will eventually change this world forever. If granted the premise that Paul’s campaign will have a lasting and profoundly positive effect on political freedom somewhere, I’d have to bet that in the end, it won’t be here. I think that when America (the ideal) does actually rise again, if at all, it will be someplace other than primarily within the borders of the United States.