Conservatives’ isolationist dalliance -Ron Paul is Dangerously wrong

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Conservatives’ isolationist dalliance -Ron Paul is Dangerously wrong

Washinton Times: 02/26/10

Is Rep. Ron Paul the future of the conservative movement? If last week’s annual meeting of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is any barometer, the sad answer may be yes.

The 2008 Republican presidential nominee and libertarian hero decisively won CPAC’s presidential straw poll. He captured 31 percent of the 2,400 votes cast, handily defeating the runner-up, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who received 22 percent. Sarah Palin ranked a distant third…

…article seems ok until half way through where his neocon attack comes…

…however, he is wrong – dangerously wrong. His opposition to the “welfare-warfare state” is misguided. A strong national defense is crucial to America’s survival, especially in an age of global Islamic terrorism…
…”In an age of nuclear weapons and fanaticism, no nation is safe. Moreover, borrowing from the new left of the 1960s, Mr. Paul believes America has become an “empire.” He argues that we brought the Sept. 11 attacks “upon ourselves” because of our “imperialist” policies in the Middle East”…

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