Writing at CNN.com's Opinion section, Reason Editor in
Chief Matt Welch talks about the awkward position that Rep. Ron
Paul (R-Texas) has put the Republican Party in after his strong
second-place showing so far in the primary season. Sample:
In both 2000 and 2008, the top two GOP delegate-winners ran on
explicitly anti-libertarian platforms. As John McCain wrote in his
campaign memoir "Worth the Fighting For," "I welcomed a greater, if
still limited, role for government in national problems, anathema
o the 'leave us alone' libertarian philosophy that dominated
Republican debates in the 1990s.
On Wednesday, Jan. 11, Reason Editor in Chief Matt Welch discussed the New Hampshire primary, the misfired attacks on Mitt Romney's Bain Capital record, and the significance of Ron Paul's second-place showing with Raw Story Executiv...
On Wednesday, Sept. 21, Reason Editor in Chief Matt Welch appeared on The Real News with Paul Jay to handicap he 2012 presidential race, imagine what the GOP would do if Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) makes the final two, and explain why l...
At the opinion section of CNN.com, Reason Editor in Chief Matt Welch writes about last night's results and the Mitt Romney paradox. Sample: [Despite giving him virtually the same vote totals], Iowa arguably derailed Romney in 2008 w...
Writing at CNN.com's Opinion section, Reason Editor in Chief warns "If Santorum finishes second, watch out." Excerpt: Question: What do Mitt Romney, John McCain, Bob Dole, George H.W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan (twice!) have in common?...