...by softening its edge on some volatile social issues and altering its image as the party always seemingly "eager to go to war... We do need to expand the party and grow the party and that does mean that we don't always all agree on every issue" ... the party needs to become more welcoming to individuals who disagree with basic Republican doctrine on emotional social issues such as gay marriage... "We're going to have to be a little hands off on some of these issues ... and get people into the party," Paul said. [Rand Paul: Time for GOP to soften war stance Posted on 01/31/2013 5:08:50 PM PST]
I mean, who cares about lesbian rapists overrunning the Seven Sisters or drug dealers on high-school campuses (oh, hell, go for it -- elementary school! Hook 'em while they're totally defenseless!)? Who cares about Satanic cults or animal-killing rings? With kids getting into druidism and Candomble? "What-ever! What-everrr! I'll do what I want!" < /off Eric Cartman>
Go for it, Rand -- see if you can make budget austerity sand public thrift work for us as a political rallying banner in a carnival atmosphere of hedonism and solipsism.