The United States is having a libertarian moment. And Rand Paul is getting ready to capture it by himself.
The Kentucky Republican delivered his own response to President Obama's State of the Union on Tuesday night via YouTube.
But the rebuttal wasn't so much about what Obama said Tuesday as much as
it was an opening salvo for a possible 2016 presidential campaign, the
bulk of it coming as a directed argument against big government.
doesn't create jobs very well," Paul said. "Government is inherently
bad at picking winners and losers ... if government is to send money to
certain people to create businesses, they will more often than not pick
the wrong people, and no jobs will be created." He pointed specifically
to the old big government bogeyman, Solyndra.
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