WARDROBE MALFUNCTION: Ron should never wear Daisy Dukes, ever.

Well, this is shockingly awful. Ron Paul, who's now 85 years old is caught on cam wearing short shorts...sporting some tight fittin' Daisy Dukes!

Ron accidentally revealed his revealing wardrobe Wednesday night in the final seconds of a YouTube interview ... when he backed away from the camera a little too soon.

Here's the graphic footage!