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Show 249 - When Opportunism Knocks

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Dan wonders if politicians have to believe in the causes they're championing for the public to benefit. If the GOP cynically embraces Rand Paul's constitutional ideas to win elections, can it lead to better things?

1. "The New Westphalian Web" by Katherine Maher for Foreign Policy Magazine, February 25, 2013

Keywords: freedom, constitution, Rand Paul, liberty, filibuster, Internet, censorship, GOP, Republican, Democratic, Obama, Congress, Supreme Court, CPAC, history, podcast, revolution, journalism, libertarian, progressive, civil liberties, media

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