Like him or not, Rand Paul is now at the top of the 2016 ticket. Unless you’re a buffoon that would actually elect Joe Biden.
Let’s hope Rand Paul doesn’t turn into another Obama.
Or a George W. Bush.
W ran on free market economics and being against gov’t infringement of civil liberties.
Sadly, I think Rand is swayed easily enough that he will, eventually, become a different beast. One that I’d very much fear. A Ronald Reagan like beas. One that many, many people, even long after he’s gone, still believe to be a man of liberties and limited government.
The fact that many believe Reagan to be this libertarian-esque Republican set the libertarian movement back 40 years. Reagan was a big government, war mongering, NeoCon through and through and the Republicans embraced it and the democrats hated it and it killed off any chance that a libertarian could one day unite the country and actually shrink government down to an insignificant speck.
That’s my fear for Rand. That he’ll easily be Bush III and might even be Reagan II.
I will always agree with this. Always.
I know most of the GOP champions Reagan but I don’t really agree with most of what he did. But this quote, it’s spot on.
My issue with Reagan was that he said a lot of things that he didn’t do and did a lot of things that he didn’t say.