By Jeff Poor, Media Reporter – Listen at The Daily Caller
On Laura Ingrahamâ€™s Monday radio show, conservative commentator Pat Buchanan said the anti-interventionist foreign policy views of Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul are catching on.
Buchanan, author of â€œSuicide of a Superpower: Will America Survive to 2025?,â€ took particular aim at conservative editor Bill Kristol, who on Sunday said Paul is â€œrunning to the left of the Obama administration.â€
â€œI think Bill Kristol is pretty much on all fours with Lindsey Graham and John McCain,â€ Buchanan said.
â€œAnd I think the country â€” even the Republican Party, which is still very hawkish, I think has soured on the wars. I mean, what did we gain with all these losses in blood and treasure and diversion and all the rest of it? And they donâ€™t want any more wars. But thereâ€™s no doubt about it â€” within the Republican Party, if your raising, you know beating the drum, and say weâ€™re going to stand up to x, y and z, Republican tend historically to respond.
But I do think this: Rand Paul-Ron Paul-Pat Buchanan, if you will, anti-interventionist position is growing in strength and numbers. And if you antagonize and alienate that now, and you go for hard for a McCain position, I think you cannot win the presidency in the United States. You may still win the nomination.â€
Buchanan said Paulâ€™s dramatic speaking filibuster earlier in the month exposed just how much support he now commands. â€œRand Paul â€¦ pretty much owns â€¦ the old social conservative movement, the right-to-life folks, the people with moral traditional values…
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