The Revenge of Rand Paul

Published October 2, 2014 by wallacedarwin

WILL THE REAL RAND PAUL STAND UP AFTER HE’S SAFELY BEYOND VOTERS’CONTROL SAFELY ENSCONCED IN THE OVAL OFFICE? :-*

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/10/06/revenge-rand-paul

His political successes so far have all come at moments when he has 
relinquished his long-held views, most notably in his recent, unambiguous endorsement of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and his shift in foreign-policy positions to comport with those of Republican Party voters who see Israel as a key ally and ISISas a serious threat.
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Other close friends of Paul warned that his political identity was becoming confusing. Steve Munisteri said that Paul should stop calling himself a libertarian. ……(skip)……

Downing told me he thinks that Paul would be a good President, but he complained that Paul, in an effort to placate social 
conservatives, had endorsed the so-called “personhood amendment.” That would grant a fertilized egg the full rights of an individual and make abortions, I.U.D.s, and the morning-after pill illegal. “They’re going to kill him about it if he doesn’t figure out a way to get away from it,” Downing said. “He’s going to lose half or more of women immediately once they find out what that would do to birth control.”

EXCERPTED
10/2/14

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