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Rand Paul: GOP Must "Evolve"

Gregory86 Wrote: Jan 21, 2013 12:09 PM
In the US at one time, stealing a horse was punishable by hanging-------because losing a horse by theft in the West was often a death sentence for the horse's owner. Believe it or not, the law fit the crime. A Biblical principle. This is the problem with judging 1000 year old laws with contemporary viewpoints. The law changed-----but the principles didn't-----& they shouldn't.
Rising GOP star Rand Paul made some surprising comments about his own party in an interview on Sunday, acknowledging the GOP's recent public image struggles and the need for a kind of evolution.

Speaking to a New York City radio station, Paul said "we are not popular" while pointedly noting the party's struggles in New England and on the west coast.

"We think the Republican Party needs to evolve and adapt, or we are going to become a permanent minority party... we think a little more of a libertarian Republican, someone who is a strict...