Presidential candidate Rand Paul and the entire libertarian movement are undermining the cause of individual liberty. By embracing a policy of "non-interventionism," libertarians are rejecting the means by which government legitimately acts to protect freedom–and are simultaneously smearing laissez-faire capitalism. They are motivated by hostility to governent rather than respect for individual rights.
I've written an article, "Libertarianism vs Liberty," on this issue, which appears in Huffington Post. Click here.