Why Jack Hunter is Wrong about Rand's EndorsementSubmitted by Brian Middleton on Sun, 06/10/2012 - 12:59
Well, Jack is wrong on Rand's endorsement. Essentially what he is arguing is that Rand will get in good with the GOP and therefore advance the cause of liberty.
Here is the problems with that argument.
If Romney wins he won't change a damn thing, AND Rand will not run against him in 2016, period the end, especially after endorsing him. If Obama wins, and Rand decides to run in 2016, he has to explain why he endorsed a established candidate and why he endorsed his policies... and even defending some of Romney care.
IF Rand does NOT believe in Romney's policies, he has sold out his principles for a cheap political personal advancement. If he DOES believe in Romney's polices then he isn't with us at all.
That means we have to wait until 2020.
The other thing is, that the movement is GROWING and by 2016 i will be even bigger. Rand is NOT a libertarian. This cycle alone we have taken over several states GOP leadership positions, and that wasn't because of Rand. It was because of his father.
The BIGGEST problem is this. I now can't trust what Rand will do the way I trust what Ron will do... pandering to get "in" is not my way of doing things. Honesty has gotten Ron this far and build a movement that is still growing. Starting to pander at this point will HURT IT!
Why is Ron Paul so loved? Because of his refusal to compromise his principles and endorse the party or its polices just to get along.
Why would ANYONE change that now? I have heard all the arguments for trying to get along, but at what cost? Compromising your principles and alienating the very people who put their trust in you.
I say hell no!!