Ron Paul brought the movement up to this point, he gave theory, he showed how to fight: how to give great speeches, how to answer hostile MSM gracefully.
Perhaps, now it is time to take the torch from there. Ron Paul is old, and it does not seem that he has a team. Maybe, he will make it to be a president at the end, but in the case that he does not, new leaders are needed, and a strong team.
Rand's case is partly a fault of RP supporters who expected from him too much. Hey, we are not in the Middle Ages when sons were inhereting thrones from their fathers. After all, RP is for the republic not for kingdom. Rand had little chance to take the torch. His chances were mainly based on genetics, but his father was too busy to teach him while building the whole movement.
Very rarely, kids of great people are great themselves, since greatness is a part of trade-off, everyone has 24h a day to do his/her priorities. Some people put their priority time into their families, some people grab the money, some people create arts or science, some people fight for the society,...
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