Posts Tagged ‘Primaries’

Rand Paul Upset

The worst thing to come of a Democratic administration would be “anybody but them” syndrome, whereby weak, unprincipled Republicans are elected to govern like George W. Bush:  big on symbolism, but weak in all other respects.

Rand Paul’s victory in Kentucky was important.  It upset the establishment.  It represents a deflection of the mindless pro-war hawkishness that defined the Bush presidency.  And it shows how Obama is doing far more than a John McCain or even a Mitt Romney could ever do to get conservatives, Red Staters, out-of-work professionals, and patriotic Americans to realize the vast gulf that separates them from the Barack Hussein Obamas of the world.

I’ve hardly followed the recent primary. But everything I’ve heard from Rand Paul–son of Ron Paul–is encouraging in its radicalism!

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