• PursuePeace

    by Published on 12-17-2015 12:00 PM

    The Principled Realism of Rand Paul
    On ISIS, the Kentucky senator steers a distinctive course between his party’s neoconservatives and its bellicose populists.
    By Conor Friedersdorf

    ...Then there’s Paul, who stood out Tuesday in large part because he alone opposed almost all of the worst ideas championed by his rivals.
    ...
    His position is nevertheless clear: Overreacting to terrorism can do more harm than terrorism itself.
    ...
    ...if you’re hoping for a nominee who champions civil liberties even in war time; opposes a proxy war with Russia; opposes “carpet-bombing,” war with Iran, or punishing innocent Muslims; and its temperamentally and ideologically unlikely to overreact to terrorism, then Paul is the GOP candidate for you. I realize
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