This is a big deal. Libertarian-Conservative politics are about to go mainstream!
The first group of headline speakers at this month’s Republican convention, announced Monday morning — former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, Sen. John
McCain (R-Ariz) and others — was a nod to diversity. The second group, announced Tuesday morning, was a play for significant constituencies in the party’s base.
In particular, Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-Ky.) presence on the stage in Tampa will help supporters of the senator’s father, Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas), who ran for president this year and caused the GOP headaches at multiple state party conventions.