Rand Paul

Rand Paul Doesn't Stand a Chance
Libertarians and the Republican Party
March 25, 2014

Libertarianism is suddenly in fashion. Denouncing the NSA, Rand Paul draws cheers both from young leftists in Berkeley and young conservatives in D.C.—and narrowly leads in early polls for the 2016 presidential nomination.

Ted Cruz and Rand Paul Have Switched Places
Everyone expected the Ivy League guy to suck up and Aqua Buddha guy to stick out. They were wrong.
March 16, 2014

Washington expected the Ivy League guy to suck up and Aqua Buddha guy to stick out. They were wrong. 

The Loneliest Man in the Room
Chris Christie came to CPAC with nothing to offer conservatives
March 06, 2014

NATIONAL HARBOR, MARYLAND, A.K.A.

Why Do Ted Cruz and Rand Paul Support Kirsten Gillibrand’s Sexual Assault Bill?
The four most-plausible theories
February 11, 2014

Right-leaning mavericks Ted Cruz and Rand Paul have been among the Kirsten Gillibrand's most outspoken allies. What gives?

Republicans Discover Poverty. Now What?
It's hard to help the little guy when you hate the safety net
January 07, 2014

Taking a lead from Pope Francis, Republicans are suddenly talking about poverty. This would be a good first step: Stop slashing the safety net.

Rand Paul Accidentally Exposes GOP As Party of Wealthy
December 23, 2013

Young people, they don’t really associate with Republicans on taxes and regulations...They just don’t have any money so they don’t care much about those issues."

Scott Walker Could Reunite the GOP
Unlike Chris Christie or Ted Cruz, Scott Walker can appeal to the entire party.
December 01, 2013

There’s a real case that Chris Christie is the front-runner for the 2016 Republican nomination.

Marco Rubio's Foreign-Policy Speech Proves That He is The Most Craven U.S. Senator
November 20, 2013

Read his Big Thoughtful Foreign Policy Speech and see if you can find a single idea

Rand Paul Apologizes for Plagiarism, Not for Neo-Confederate Staffers
November 07, 2013

The worst thing you can do to Rand Paul is question his intellect or its honesty. Neo-confederates on the payroll? That's different.

Why Aren't There More Female Libertarians?
October 30, 2013

Close your eyes and picture a libertarian. Maybe Rand Paul’s grinning visage and satyr-like curls swim before your lids. Maybe you see that guy from college who hijacked a seminar on Madame Bovary by pontificating about laissez-faire economics.

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