With all due respect, Jim, he's tried that, too. From farther down in the article.
Paul hasnt given up on the tea party agenda; he plans to lead what he says is a national movement to help usher through a constitutional amendment limiting House members and senators to 12 years of service to throw some of the bums out just for length of service.
But after his first two years in elected office, few, if any of Pauls goals on his 2010 tea party platform have gone anywhere. He wanted to force lawmakers to wait one day for every 20 pages of a bill before a vote can occur that never saw the light of day. He wanted to make sure every bill explicitly lays out its constitutional authority that proposal is gathering dust. Often, he finds himself on the losing end of his own party most notably on his recent push to slash foreign aid that failed resoundingly 10-81 over fears it would have weakened national security.
Paul's a mixed bag to be sure, but he's not ignoring the big issues. In fact, he's the only one addressing a lot of them. And, no, I'm not a "Paul-bot."
Well, he should forget about pushing the drugs, the sodomy and the aliens. That crap will not turnout the conservative base. Period. And it will not attract the leftists either because they’ll hang with the real godless socialist Marxists of the scummy free sex, free drugs, sodomy, open borders and free abortion party.
I like the term limit idea and it’s the same length I always thought should be used... 6 terms for Congressman and two terms for Senators, or 12 years each.