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Rand Paul’s win could be bad news for Republicans

Alex Spillius
London Telegraph [1]
Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

The biggest loser from Rand Paul’s win in the Kentucky Republican Senate primary is Mitch McConnell.

When the party’s base ignores an endorsement from a sitting senator and minority leader then candidates anywhere who become labeled as the establishment figure are in trouble. Both parties will be affected by anti-incumbent fever in November, and the Democrats are likely to sustain heavy losses.

But there will be places, and Kentucky is one, where a Right-winger running for the Republicans could hand victory to the Democrats.

Rand Paul has some interesting ideas [2], and is much more of a real libertarian than many others jumping on the tea party bandwagon.

Full article here [1]