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Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has been shifting his position on a number of issues, moving him from one-time libertarian ideologue to become "a politician, like everybody else," The Washington Post said.
In an article Sunday by David Fahrenthold, the newspaper said that the potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate risks damaging his image as "an authentic non-politician who is unafraid to stand up for his beliefs."
On Medicare, he had previously backed a proposal to replace it with subsidies for seniors to buy coverage from private insurers. Now he is developing a new plan which may attempt to preserve the old Medicare system.
And on same-sex marriage, he previously opposed it but later suggested that the Republican Party back away from the matter and "agree to disagree" so as to welcome a broader cross section of the public into the party.
I liked hearing Rands alternative message buy I never really bought that he would abandon the GOP and run on a 3rd party ticket.
originally posted by: starwarsisreal
a reply to: olaru12
Hmmm is it something to do with his ideas being in conflict with the Tea Party's ideology which is disturbingly close to the Taliban's?