The one thing I'm sure of is that there isn't any easy way to survive the kind of onslaught that GOP power brokers can deliver with almost unlimited amounts of money.
They tried it in Kentucky and failed. They have noting on Rand and only made him stronger. He won his primary with 58% and the general with 55%.
He’s on Chris Wallace this Sunday on Fox, rising star. Wallace is going to give him a hard time no doubt but he can handle it :)