Robert Taft (1889–1953)
A relentless theme in the commentary on Ron Paul is that he is not really a Republican, mainly because he dissents from the party on foreign policy. People now associate the Republican Party with crazed war mongering, massive military spending, and relentless conflict seeking, to the point even of a messianic global crusade on behalf of American imperial control.
For a genuinely noninterventionist policy within the Republican Party we need to go back to the last of the great statesmen of mid-20th-century America: Senator Robert Taft of Ohio, also known as Mr. Republican. FULL ARTICLE