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Rand Paul: GOP Must "Evolve"

Jim Oakland Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 7:32 AM
What attracted people to Reagan was libertarian ideas promoted as main stream America.
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...