As a social conservative and a defender of liberty, the speech resonated with me; I felt like I was listening to a good Sunday sermon by a noble preacher or an LDS Conference talk. Apparently the voters at the Summit felt the same way giving Dr. Paul a first place finish with 37% of the vote, an amazing comeback from his dismal 16th place finish last year.
So what was the headline from the leftist media on the straw poll winner? Unbelievably it's "GOP Values Voters say they’d back Mitt Romney". Gov. Romney finished a dismal 6th place out of 8 with less than 5% of the vote. Go figure.
Unrelated to the Summit but a recent speech which outlines Rep. Paul's core constitutional principles which I enjoyed was that to the National Press Club: