Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul said Sunday that he was intent on bringing the Republican Party back to its founding principles of limited government.
“I think Republicans have dug a hole for themselves because they’re trying to out-militarize the President, saying we should do more,” he said on CBS News’ Face the Nation. “Yet 75 percent of the American people have said we’ve had enough, it’s cost us too much money, it’s time to come home.”
Paul, a Texas congressman, has gained an enthusiastic and dedicated following for his libertarian views. While his budget-cutting economic policies are similar to other Republican candidates, his view of civil liberties and foreign policy is markedly different.