Ron Paul Encourages Tea Partiers to Challenge the GOP Status QuoSubmitted by bobbyw24 on Sat, 09/25/2010 - 09:23
Former presidential candidate and Republican Texas Rep. Ron Paul is no stranger to questioning his Party’s commitment to smaller government.
“The test is not in the election,” Paul said Tuesday on FOX Business News. “It’s in how we handle ourselves. I don’t hear enough precise things we would cut. I never hear that the military-industrial complex should be addressed, I never hear that discretionary and non-discretionary funding is all the same thing.”
Paul says he’d like to see those statements coming from Tea Party groups, but hasn’t — yet.
“I’d like to see a consensus that challenges the establishment,” Paul told The Daily Caller. “I want them to challenge foreign policy. I want them to challenge the war on drugs. I want them to challenge non-discretionary spending.”
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