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