Comment: I don't fault anyone for supporting Rand...

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I don't fault anyone for supporting Rand...

in an upcoming election. He is, undoubtedly, the lesser of evils at this point. HOWEVER... Did anyone here seriously support Dr. Paul just because you thought he would get the nomination? Really? Or did you support him because he was exceptional, untarnished, practically (from a libertarian perspective) without fault, and probably the greatest/most consistent patriot our nation has ever seen, including Thomas Jefferson?

Downvote me. I don't give two hoots. I'm not saying I won't vote for Rand if it's between him and, say, Hillary in 2016. But I'm not blindly supporting him just because he's got a few good points. I posted once that Rand supported sanctions against Iran (if I remember correctly). Someone replied that it doesn't matter, since most other countries don't follow U.S. sanctions anyway. But this misses the point entirely. Sanctions are an act of war, an act of aggression, which goes directly against the single founding principle of libertarianism. This is just one example. And I'll say it again: NO ONE in history has EVER spouted party lines to get their foot in the door and then, when they gain power, turned that power back over to the people. EVER.