Even if every action he has taken since being elected was 100% flawless and in line with the ideals and principles of liberty (which they have not been), his rhetoric is a different story altogether.
He tries to sound mainstream. He tries to speak in the language of the neocons. Somehow he believes that getting a bill passed, or stopping one has more impact than educating the people involved. So he will speak like a politician, to try and get his version of things through. He's a politician, through and through.
His father understood that education was more important than getting a bill passed.
The Philosophy Of Liberty -