On February 22nd, at the CNN Republican Presidential debate in Arizona, the candidates were asked to describe themselves in one word. Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) gave a great answer – “consistent.” It is absolutely true that Ron Paul has been nothing but consistent for the past 30 years.
He has never voted for a tax increase, an unbalanced budget, for gun control or congressional pay – there is a reason they call him “Dr. No.”
Despite his consistency though, I think I may have a better word to describe him – “principled.” Not only is he consistent in his voting record and his rhetoric, that record follows a principled philosophy; the idea of strict constitutionalism and freedom for all