Mish thinks the idea of the government auctioning off its gold is so self-evidently stupid, that he stated with complete confidence that the Sun must have confused Ron Paul with Heritage’s Ron Utt, or it misquoted Paul. There was no other possibility in his mind (read his Addendum).
In contrast, Gary North not only believed that Ron Paul was in favor of the idea, but he endorsed it. (HT2 LRC)
This issue is tough because the government has put us in such a bad situation. As Wenzel said in his can’t-we-all-just-get-along post, there are multiple fronts in the battle for freedom.