Rand Paul is moving forward on his presidential pipe dream, but his vision for America is hauntingly backwards. Look no further than his campaign’s newly minted senior adviser, former Texas GOP Chairman Steve Munisteri.
Under Munisteri’s leadership, the Republican Party of Texas established an official party platform last year that endorses reparative therapy for homosexuals; urges the repeal of the Voting Rights Act, the 17th Amendment (direct election of US Senators), and the minimum wage; offers support for nullification of federal laws and the immediate privatization of Social Security; and encourages “dispelling the myth of separation of church and state.”
Rand Paul continues to try to paint himself as the Republican candidate who can broaden the party’s appeal — a remedy the GOP desperately needs. But when you move past his charade, it’s the same ol’ movie… Honey, I Shrunk The Tent.
Check out some choice excerpts from Chariman Munisteri’s Texas […]Read more after the jump.