Eloquent. Passionate. Thoughtful. Insightful. Historically reasoned.
Jack Hunter responds to my shock and dismay to hear Rand Paul--Ron Paul's son--endorse Mitt Romney. Hunter's response: Ron Paul is Becoming Something More Important than President.
Whoever this young guy, Jack Hunter, is, he has a big vision and pretty amazing insight. Great historical perspective as well.
So. Was it--will it be--a waste of all the effort, money and time that Paul supporters invested in "their" candidate? Not according to Hunter!
"We have elections every few years," says Hunter toward the end of his presentation. "We have very few revolutions during our lifetime."
"Ron Paul will not be president. He will instead go down in history . . . as the man who redefined what future presidents will be, what the [Republican] Party will be, what the country will be."
"It all started with Ron Paul, but it doesn't end with Ron Paul."
Here's his strategic perspective:
Here's his more direct commentary on Rand's endorsement, as well: "Why Rand was Right to Endorse Romney":
Great political wisdom. And principle. Clearly, I lack his understanding. But I'm willing to learn.
"There is no shame in compromising politically to advance principle. But we can never compromise our principles simply to advance politically."
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