"Reed sketches a hypothetical scenario" about Rand running in the Republican primary unsuccessfully and then, subsequently, running independently.
Won't happen! Sore loser laws in many states will prevent Rand from doing this, the same as his father. This guy Reed is just making ill-informed speculation. Ron Paul himself acknowledged the fruitlessness of running third party when one has already participated in Republican primaries. For better or worse, Rand Paul is going Republican all the way. Rand is being advised by people who learn political strategy from Karl Rove's Leadership Institute. As evidenced by Rand's political speak, he listens to these people. He won't go for an independent run against the advice of his strategists.
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