Sunday, May 23, 2010
Rand Paul is the tea bagger and wingnut who defied the Republican Party establishment by upsetting the Minority leader Sen. Mitch McConnell's endorsed candidate in the Kentucky primary. Paul also proves the adage that an apple does not fall too far from the tree because he is as much a crackpot and numbnut as his father Rep. Ron Paul, the erstwhile Republican presidential candidate, who has a penchant for nuttiness. Last week the younger Paul caused a firestorm by proclaiming that the 1964 Civil Rights Act violated his sacred libertarian principles and therefore owners of private businesses should be free to discriminate against black folks. He also castigated President Obama for unfairly criticizing British Petroleum BP for producing one of the most significant ecological disasters in the history of the country. According to Paul, such a reaction is un-American because, after all, accidents do happen.