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After years being seen as a fringe political movement this.
Wave seems to be picking up some major Steve political wave it's all thanks to the rise of Kentucky's senator Rand Paul mr.
I will speak as long as it takes until the alarm is sounded from coast to coast that no American should be killed.
By a drone.
The GOP -- old.
Has grown stale.
And moss covered ask the FaceBook generation.
Whether we should put him in jail for the non violent crime of drug -- and you'll hear a resounding no we must stand for something so powerful.
And so popular that it brings together people from the left.
And the right.
Paul strong defense of civil liberties and personal freedom has taken libertarians to the mainstream.
Roger Stone is a political strategist and he joins us live good morning -- would you would you what did Rand Paul do.
I think he's galvanized and reenergize the entire liberty -- the libertarian wing.
Other Republican Party I don't the libertarian should be seen as a party but a movement and -- -- -- reasserted itself inside the Republican Party.
Back in 1975 Ronald Reagan said libertarian is -- is the heart and the soul of conservatism that what's happen.
And here is as -- -- baby boom generation.
A moves into middle age in late middle aged combined with the attitudes of the younger voters for the first time in America you have a majority that is.
Tolerant at the same time they're fiscally economically conservative -- in today.
And in fact -- you wrote a column we talked a little little bit about how about a month ago the Republican Party came up with an autopsy they conducted at -- she's the last.
Election and they realize why we're gonna have to do a better job of outreach and part of the -- -- too young people first -- many of them are libertarian.
Efforts autopsy usually performed on people who are dead android and I -- good news here is thanks very much a senator Rand Paul.
The Republican Party is very much alive in the fight for freedom is going to get waged within the party.
For a lot of people who you know they don't pay attention that closely what do libertarians him.
Well first what we -- civil liberties we stand for personal in economic -- is -- -- -- -- being city socially progressive and economic but that's a simplification.
A strong national offense.
A government that doesn't spy and you spending end and borrowing within our means -- it's a new day.
And and then that the parts of the libertarian platform such as it is.
That Republicans don't.
Particularly well some Republicans we want to decriminalize in some cases legalize and even tax marijuana we are for gay marriage equality but the same time -- for smaller government.
Less spending less borrowing.
Lower taxes strong national defense.
And so win Rand Paul for instance at C -- was talking about those issues he he really didn't emphasize and -- went over and but when you look at what he stands for and you look at his father for instance I mean.
Rand Paul scene right there is much less of the isolationist.
Then his father was and is and he ran for president three times.
I thought his recent trip to Israel was very encouraging he's not an isolationist he's -- non interventionist and there's a big difference all right Roger Stone political strategists thank you very much we -- it.
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