war http://wfpl.org en Paul Says GOP Should Tone Down Hawkishness on War http://wfpl.org/post/paul-says-gop-should-tone-down-hawkishness-war <p>Senator Rand Paul says his party needs to break away from its base when it comes to war.</p><p>In the past, politicians have had a tough time breaking from the base to change party opinion. Think Bill Clinton and welfare reforms.</p><p>But Rand Paul says Republicans need to take a similar step on war, and tone down the hawkishness of recent years.</p><p>“Well one issue I’ve sided with President Obama on is that I think the war in Afghanistan should end," says Paul. There aren’t many other Republicans saying that, but I think it is time to come home.”</p> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 15:55:54 +0000 Kenny Colston 1906 at http://wfpl.org Paul Says GOP Should Tone Down Hawkishness on War