For Republicans, a candidate with signs of good sense just doesn’t make sense
So you can forget about Rand Paul. Anyone who asserts that he recycles, composts and believes things like “the face of the Republican Party should not be about suppressing the vote but about enhancing the vote” (oh, horrors!) is simply unacceptable.
On the environment: “You’ll find I’m a tree hugger, literally .?.?. I’m a Republican who wants clean air, clean water, and the life-extending miracle of electricity. I compost.”
On Wall Street: “Only in a world of crony capitalism would bankers whose faulty decisions caused bankruptcy be allowed to cash out as the middle class absorbs the losses.”
On his party: “Right now, the Republican brand sucks. I promised Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee, that I would stop saying the GOP sucks, and I will (except for this last time).”
On racial minorities: “I want a New GOP that resonates with America, that looks like America — white and black. .?.?. ” …DanaMilbank,WaPo
Sheesh! Even militarization of the police in the face of problems with the darkies is anathema to this Kentucky pantywaist.
Milbank reports that Paul has slipped to sixth place, in spite of his ability to replace an ageing Lindsey Graham as number one choir boy — in looks if not in attitude.
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