I had no idea anyone was questioning his intentions for running. If anything I was perturbed by Rand and Schiff in their reluctance to run (until the money and support was evident of course). I think many of us are reluctant to jump into politics for these same reasons. I'm glad Rand jumped in after all. He brings some of our perspective to a previously vacuous race.
The big however is exactly where you pointed out. It is interesting how you cite someone like Paul having a change of heart on an issue. I've found the same things happening to me as I began this journey. We would be doing an incredible disservice to ourselves and this campaign if we didn't hold Rand's feet to the fire just as we have done anyone else. There is a rich history of political groups and movements that fail to reevaluate themselves from time to time and one day they find themselves in contradiction. The issue of non-intervention and civil liberties are non-negotiable when you ask me. That is why I've found myself increasingly hesitant to support this campaign further.
I will hold on to hope that these issues will be addressed by the man himself but they won't be if we don't question first. We are all able to take in new information and have that change our view of something.
Why can't this happen here?
Why can't we push Rand in the right direction?
Since when did questioning leaders in this movement become a sacred cow?
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