NYT: Kelley Paul’s Task Is to Make Her Husband More Approachable

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster

From Jeremy W. Peters writing at The New York Times:

Before Senator Rand Paul formally announced his campaign for president last week, he used to get one question all the time: What would stop you from running?

His answer was always the same: Kelley, his wife of almost 25 years.

“I’m like, really? ‘Do you have to keep saying that?’ ” Mrs. Paul said on Monday with a playful shrug.

But she gave her blessing. And now she is bracing to assume a vital role in the Paul campaign: making her sometimes-huffy husband seem a little more approachable.

But she makes clear that if you’re looking for a candidate who’s going to always tell you what you want to hear, he is not your guy.

Read the rest of the story at The New York Times.