Comment: I try to remain optimistic

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I try to remain optimistic

I try to remain optimistic (without becoming unrealistic).

If the GOP loses this election, then momentum will shift further toward the libertarian elements of the Party as Rand is suggesting (whether through changes in the GOP or as a new major party).

If the GOP wins but perpetuates its old big-government ways, then the economic collapse that anti-Obama Republicans fear will come to pass anyway and momentum will still shift toward libertarian ideals.

If the GOP wins and Romney actually follows through on the libertarian-inspired ideas that made their way into the Party Platform, then libertarian thought will gain more credibility and the GOP will further embrace it.

I try to hold out hope at least that any one of these paths will prove Rand right. Of course, I could be wrong...