All across America, including against Florida Governor Charlie Crist, conservative candidates are standing against more centrist Republican candidates as part of the anti-‘RINO’ phenomenon that took off in New York. ‘RINO‘ equalling Republican In Name Only.
Rand Paul, son of libertarian Ron Paul, is the poster boy for this insurgent movement as he seeks to win the Republican nomination to be US Senate candidate for Kentucky.
This Wall Street Journal video overviews the Republican establishment’s concerns that this will cause division in the party and that the conservative candidates favoured by grassroots Republicans will be easier for Democrats to beat than more moderate candidates.
In the video below Rand Paul explains why he opposes government bailout of car manufacturers: