Article from The Washington Examiner by Jack Hunter.

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., along with Reps. Justin Amash, R-Mich., and Thomas Massie, R-Ky., are beloved by many of the millennials and others who belonged to the Ron Paul “revolution” that arose during the libertarian icon’s 2008 and 2012 Republican presidential campaigns.

Many who remain sympathetic to the enduring “ liberty movement ” that Ron Paul’s popularity produced have been eager for another leader of note to join their ranks.

On Tuesday, Glenn Jacobs—aka World Wrestling Entertainment star “ Kane ”— won a Republican primary by a razor-thin margin in his bid to become mayor of Knox County, Tennessee.

Jacobs (who, full disclosure, is a personal friend of mine) beat his closest Republican challenger by only 17 votes. There are still 43 provisional ballots to count before the victor is finalized, which might come as early as Thursday, and reports seem to strongly favor Jacobs’ chances.

Read the entire article at The Washington Examiner.

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