Rand Paul Won’t Back Challengers?
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) told The (Columbia, S.C.) State this week he has no plans to get involved in U.S. Senate races where incumbent “Republicans” are on the ballot.
“You know, at this point my position is that I am trying to stay out of races that have incumbents, so that’s what my decision is at least for now,” Paul told the paper.
Really? That’s incredibly disappointing news. Especially when incumbents like U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham are attacking our tax dollars and our liberties at literally every turn.
And attacking Paul, for that matter.
We hope Paul reconsiders this decision. He has an obligation to stand for candidates who support the ideals he claims to support – and oppose those who don’t. Furthermore, if he decides to stay on the sidelines in critical races … he should not be surprised when we stay on the sidelines when he runs.
In fact he should feel free to ask former GOP nominee Mitt Romney how that worked out for his presidential campaign …