We strive to ensure that OZY readers hear from a wide range of voices and perspectives — a particularly important mission given today’s polarized political climate. That’s why we reach out to interesting, impactful figures from around the globe and across the political spectrum.
Today, we welcome Kentucky Senator Rand Paul to share the news that’s most on his mind. An eye doctor by training, this former Baylor student and Duke University graduate was elected in a 2010 upset and then made a bid for the presidency in 2016. Raised in Texas by former Congressman Ron Paul and his wife, Carol, Dr. Paul — a father of three — is an influential lawmaker, weighing in on everything from constitutional liberties and foreign affairs to education, fiscal responsibility and government overreach.