May 11, 2014

Rand Must Make Economic Case for Non-Intervention

M. Feeney, Reason

The Associated Press

If he runs for president in 2016 Paul will have the opportunity to argue for a non-interventionist foreign policy (which many Americans are sympathetic to) in part by making arguments related to government spending (which many Americans consider the most important issue facing the United States). This is especially important conisdering that Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie thinks that it's a problem that we're not as involved in world affairs as we used to be and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), another potential GOP 2016 contender, said at this year's CPAC that the U.S. is the only nation "capable of rallying and bringing together the free people on this planet to stand up to the spread of totalitarianism."

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