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Goldberg: Rand Paul a man for all seasons on health care

Goldberg: Rand Paul a man for all seasons on health care

The greatest trick any politician can pull off is to get his self-interest and his principles in perfect alignment. As Thomas More observed in Robert Bolt's "A Man for All Seasons," "If we lived in a State where virtue was profitable, common sense would make us good, and greed would make us saintly."

Which brings me to Sen. Rand Paul, the GOP's would-be Man for All Seasons. Mr. Paul emerged from the smoldering debris of the Republican health-care-reform train wreck as a figure of high libertarian principle, the shining "no" vote on any compromise that came short of full repeal.

"Look, this is what we ran on for four elections," Senator...

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