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Rand Paul: GOP Must "Evolve"

Mary973 Wrote: Jan 21, 2013 12:56 AM
Agree to disagree. Your experiences are far different from mine in our relationships with Hispanics. Hope the Repubs can write an immigration bill that respects those who are legally waiting in line to immigrate, but also recognizes those already here. Pinning my hopes on Rubio and his bill, otherwise the Repubs may be doomed to the minority for the rest of my lifetime.
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...