Paul Plans Debate Ad Touting Him as ‘Real Conservative’: NYTimes

Sen. Rand Paul buying time on CNN, the host of Wednesday’s Republican presidential debate, to run ad in politically important markets during the forum’s commercial breaks, NYTimes reports

  • Ad will run in Iowa, N.H., S.C., Nev.; it’s ending line: “I’m Rand Paul, and I approved this message because America needs a real conservative”
    • Ad provided to newspaper by Paul’s campaign.
  • In interview with NYTimes, Paul says he expects debate will feature discussion on whether Donald Trumpp, leading polls in GOP race, is “a fake conservative”