5. He has remained a staunch defender of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
Senator Paul made his name in 2013 with a thirteen-hour filibuster made in response to the possibility of Americans being executed with Due Process rights. When stating his opinions on any number of government matters, Paul always seems to link his positions back to a belief in the Constitution and a broader understanding of liberty. He does so when discussing policy distinctions, like the perils of indefinite detention, as well as when he has critiqued procedure, like the numerous executive orders by the Obama Administration, including those on immigration and war against ISIS.