Brian Doherty speaks about Ron Paul's rEVOLution: The Man and the Movement He Inspired ($26.99). An enigmatic and surprising politician, Representative Ron Paul is unique among Republican candidates. He has strong traditional conservative bona fides. But he is an equally passionate advocate for such progressive-left stances as ending the drug war.
Brian Doherty is a senior editor at Reason magazine. He is the author of three previous books, including Radicals for Capitalism: A History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement and Gun Control on Trial. His work has appeared in the Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and National Review, among other publications.
Presidential candidate and longtime representative Ron Paul of Texas is a true enigma in American politics: at once a libertarian who believes in outlawing abortion and halting illegal immigration, and a traditional conservative who fervently opposes the drug war, the PATRIOT Act, and America's interventions in the Middle East.