Republican Party

Ron Paul May Point the Way to GOP's Future

Freedom, tolerance, consistency ... And the kids dig him


One of the top messages Republicans are taking away from the 2012 election is that unless they can find a way to connect with younger and more diverse voters, their political party is destined to continue racking up electoral losses. As party leaders search for solutions, they may want to look at a shining example within their own party – Ron Paul.

The Texas congressman, who has run for president three times, has developed a cult-like following from supporters who tend to be younger or otherwise non-traditional conservatives.