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Saturday, June 23, 2012

Rand Paul's Strategy Continues Apace

By: Carl Wicklander

Two weeks after Senator Rand Paul endorsed Mitt Romney much of the wider Paul movement is still at odds over its meaning. How could Paul say such a thing when Romney compiled a foreign policy team filled with neoconservatives and Bush retreads?

Instead of taking an overtly antiwar stance, Rand Paul has always talked about foreign policy more in terms of constitutionality and less in terms of blowback. By making an appeal to constitutionality he is speaking a language acceptable to the Republicans he is trying to reach. 

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