“To date, in my view, no Republican candidate has persuasively argued that our economic recovery and long-term prosperity are completely intertwined with a strong national security posture. If no one else is prepared to make that case, I will.” Here’s his full article, in Human Events.
Could he win? I wouldn’t bet on it. By stepping up to the plate, could he nonetheless instill some desperately needed sanity and genuine strategic thinking into the debates of an America where those intertwined matters of prosperity and security are both increasingly at risk? Here’s hoping.