Reuters asks conservatives attending the 2013 meetings of CPAC who they think has taken the lead role in the GOP in the wake of the 2012 election losses.
I think Rand Paul is one of the big leaders and Republican Party especially this anytime a guy gets credit terms which is really -- -- -- Barack Obama administration Rand Paul seems like somebody can reach across the -- looking -- elected. He seems like somebody should you have a look at some -- Comment sort of caused -- civilians there because he's been doing that he's been surely have a key for the sake of liberty. I'm only comes soon cutting spending the only ones -- advertisement in a military budgets when it comes into quarantine I think the reception at the moment is that there is no -- leadership which is we just noticed -- we're facing a situation where the ideal Republican policy could exist if only we could convince people that we're -- the -- actually like Bobby -- a lot better I think he's got some very good ideas on that don't just. Focus on complaining you know we have something -- complaints and and begin being the party of ideas and I think he's steering us towards that direction. Unfortunately I don't know that anybody's really leading the party and we're not we're not bleeding from a standpoint of messaging and we're not. We're accepting liberals premise that our leadership best. And I think that the people that are trying to be leaders. Like a Rand -- example -- or take cruiser might leave. I would like to see someone of that he'll step up but I don't know if the establishment is ready to accept. That type of conservatism or libertarian isn't as good as we go forward into 2014 and sixteen. When my favorites is ten braves he's -- -- -- and native Texan and sound and the Big Ten degrees and I think he really speaks that very. What we might I think Marco Rubio is a great representative for the party I think he allows us to bring. Our conservative values are conservative message to demographics that maybe I haven't heard -- or maybe even haven't necessarily consider listening to that message before.