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CATO: Libertarians May Have Reached A Tipping Point In The Republican Party

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Ted Cruz Speech Nods to Increasing Libertarian Views within Republican Party By DAVID KIRBY During his Ironman 21-hour speech, Sen. Ted Cruz read excerpts from Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged, name-dropped “libertarians” at least six times, and yielded to Sen. Rand Paul, who invoked Frederic Bastiat’s “What is Seen and Unseen,” a favorite among libertarians. Ted Cruz, who retained remarkable composure over the…