GOP Debate: Rep. Paul’s Aversion to Torture Draws Scorn From Fellow Candidates

Everyone knows Ron Paul (R – TX) is a different sort of candidate from the rest of the Republican field, but the CBS debate centering on foreign policy give him an opportunity to really underscore why that is.

Rep. Paul rejected the notion of starting wars against Iran and Syria, but drew perhaps the most scorn for his comments calling torture “uncivilized and “un-American.” Gov. Rick Perry (R – TX) condemned the notion of not torturing people during a war as a “travesty.”

Click here to read more on Rep. Paul’s controversial aversion to torture at The New American

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