When Rand stood up to the establishment with his filibuster. It boosted the confidence of Cruz, Lee and Amash. this may very well have created a new line of thinking. I think it started the meld of Conservative ideals with Libertarian ideals and the result was a rising of antiwar leaning Conservatarian hybrids.
If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.