I don’t remember who said this but it is absolutely true. One Ron Paul in Congress can be ignored and marginalized. But 20 Ron Pauls in Congress and House leadership has a big time problem.
Of course Ron Paul is no longer in Congress but his baton has been taken by a handful of members of the House and by Justin Amash in particular. Mr. Amash garners as much ire as the good doctor did.
But there are more liberty oriented members of the House on the way.
(From The Washington Examiner)
Tom Emmer’s primary win in Minnesota on Tuesday night didn’t draw much national media attention.
But it was a cause for celebration for libertarians who see the new Republican nominee to fill Rep. Michele Bachmann‘s old seat as a potential ally for Rep. Justin Amash, the outspoken Michigan libertarian who is often a thorn in the GOP leadership’s side.
Here’s why that matters: Amash is often seen as the stylistic heir to Rep. Ron Paul, the libertarian-leaning congressman famous for lonely crusades to end the Federal Reserve, reduce America’s military footprint and curb the drug war.