Those that are qualified to do the job don't want anything to do with it.
If I had a crystal ball i think it would show a tough 2016 primary with Christie and Rubio in the front. The media would give all the time to these guys and they would argue how by being big government they are really small government. Then the Rand Paulians would get fed up and vote for a libertarian candidate again.
Rand Paul is a libertarian republican by description and republican by camp. Just like Rubio is a tea party/ who cares about immigration repub, and christie is a pro big gov/fast food/ dem lite repub. They describe the differences in the party. In my state we have two republican senators, one is a RINO (Lindsey graham) and the other is a tea party (Tim Scott). Unfortunately the latin lovesick ex governor Sanford may make a run for the special election for demints seat. Sanford was great politically but awful personally, and we all know that can only work in the democratic party
Sanford scares me that he thinks he is still a viable candidate...I even saw one report that his former wife turned down an offer to run for the seat
I don't think she will run, she isn't liked to well across the state. Alot of folks blame and smear her for no good reason. I voted for her, and i may again because she is very anti pork and limited government. For as much as the state is labeled as conservatives, our state govt is not.