Politics

Rand Paul’s College Newspaper Writings Reveal He Hasn’t Changed At All

As a student at Baylor in the early 1980s, Paul wrote numerous letters to his college newspaper The Lariat. Paul weighed in on topics like gun control, the Equal Rights Amendment, and affirmative action with a libertarian tint.

On society:

Baylor Lariat

On gun control:

Baylor Lariat

On affirmative action:

Baylor Lariat

On the Equal Rights Amendment:

Baylor Lariat

On getting rid of the postal service:

Baylor Lariat

On privatizing the postal service:

Baylor Lariat

On the draft:

Baylor Lariat

On nuclear power:

Baylor Lariat

On the gold standard:

Baylor Lariat

On nuclear power:

Baylor Lariat

A closer look at dat hat:

Baylor Lariat

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
Contact Andrew Kaczynski at andrew.kaczynski@buzzfeed.com.
 
 

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