Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul enjoys yet another second place finish in a state caucus. This time it's Louisiana.
The Louisiana contest, however, is not a battleground state in the race for the Republican nomination as candidates have focused on bigger prizes in South Carolina and Florida.
Fred Thompson dropping out of the race helped boost Paul's vote count
If Thompson had still been in the race, a Louisiana political source explained to NR, his state delegate strength in Louisiana would have been enough to potentially get him all of the state's 47 national delegates. The one big problem, though, is that he dropped out only hours before he finally won something.
John McCain won the state Tuesday.
Louisiana voters have become disenchanted with its state's stance against online gambling. Ron Paul is against Internet gambling prohibition.