Ron Paul vs The RNC

­Thom discusses the kickoff of the Republican National Convention with Salon’s Will Doig and CodePink’s Medea Benjamin. Also discussed: Why Ron Paul declined a speaking role at the convention, how Libertarians are playing into the hands of the corporate elite and whether Republican voter suppression tactics will succeed. In tonight’s ‘Daily Take,’ Thom looks at how corporations can force you to support – and even campaign for – their company’s favorite political candidates.