NYT Magazine: Has the Time Arrived for Rand Paul and Libertarians?

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Sat August 9, 2014

NYT Magazine: Has the Time Arrived for Rand Paul and Libertarians?

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Kentucky Senator Rand Paul and the libertarian movement seem to have political momentum on their side and could win young voters for the Republican Party — if it doesn’t shut them down. Ron Draper, writing for The New York Times Magazine, explores Paul's role in the current movement, and his expected bid for the White House in 2016.
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"Let's say Ron Paul is Nirvana," said Kennedy, the television personality and former MTV host, by way of explaining the sort of politician who excites libertarians like herself. "Like, the coolest, most amazing thing to come along in years, and the songs are nebulous but somehow meaningful, and the lead singer kills himself to preserve the band's legacy.