Ted Cruz is trying to get the libertarian vote, now that Rand Paul has dropped out of the race. But Rand’s father, long-time libertarian standard-bearer Ron Paul is insisting that Cruz is no libertarian.
After the jump, see excerpts and links to what Cruz is doing to woo the libertarian vote (namely, toning down the religion talk and focusing on civil liberty issues), as well as Ron Paul’s statement against him.
Someone help me out here. Hasn’t Cruz been emphasizing civil liberties for quit a while? What do libertarians have against him? His “Christian nation” rhetoric and his Christian dominionist support? Or are there other issues? [Read more…]