Guy Benson

In what was by far the most memorable and energizing speech of Tuesday's early evening session, freshman Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky spun a compelling message of liberty and rights, bringing a late-arriving crowd to its feet.  Rand Paul shares many -- but not all -- of his father's ideas, but he manages to convey them in a more mainstream and less angry way.  The delegates ate his address up:
 


Guy Benson

Guy Benson is Townhall.com's Political Editor. Follow him on Twitter @guypbenson. He is co-authors with Mary Katharine Ham for their new book End of Discussion: How the Left's Outrage Industry Shuts Down Debate, Manipulates Voters, and Makes America Less Free (and Fun).

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