September 4th, 2012
03:20 PM ET

Billionaire John Paul DeJoria uses an old-fashion rail car to spread his message of bipartisanship

In the 19th-century, the railroad was the most efficient way to travel across the country. And private rail cars were the equivalent of today's private planes.

It's probably no surprise that many presidential candidates – including Lincoln, Roosevelt and Truman used trains to campaign. And while these "whistle-stop tours" are now more a novelty than a necessity, one man hopes this political tradition continues.

John Paul Dejoria, an OutFront Strike Team member and the founder of Paul Mitchell and Patron Tequila, has purchased one of the most well-known private trains to help spread his political message.

He invited CNN's Erin Burnett to join him on board during his most recent stop at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.

Filed under: 2012 Election • Economic Strike Team • Politics
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