Ron Paul
Rand Paul's political ordinariness

To the editor: Doyle McManus pretty much sums up what kind of presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) would be — just another politician. ("The new Rand Paul vs. the old Rand Paul," Op-Ed, Oct. 24) As Paul desperately tries to shed his libertarian past and become a moderate, more electable candidate by adopting ideas such as being an interventionist, giving foreign aid to Israel and saying he would have voted for the Civil Rights Act, he may discover new hurdles lie ahead. Those who enthusiastically supported his dad may now shy away from him, and moderates will find other more consistent and principled candidates to follow. The road to the White House in 2016 may...