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Saturday, June 9, 2012

Rand Paul's Endorsement of Mitt Romney

By: Carl Wicklander

On the one hand, this move looks like an unconscionable sell-out. How could the son of Ron Paul, the most principled and intellectually consistent candidate, actually endorse the most philosophically empty and opportunistic candidate?

Rand Paul's actual endorsement is itself rather weak. The younger Paul blathers about Romney's intention to audit the Federal Reserve and preserve internet freedom but his explanation seems contorted and forced. Even when talking about the personal reasons to support Romney it sounds like Rand Paul is bluffing his way through an oral exam.

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