Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Jumping Right In
So, in the comments of the last post Haverwilde wrote:
"Rand Paul, hmm, 90% "right on!" and 10% "WTF?!"
And that is the perfect jumping off point I think.
What do we know about him. What are the things we really like. What are the things that give us pause, but most important what will the MSM exploit to discredit him when he starts to gain traction?
I haven't been excited about a candidate since Fred Thompson let me down hard. I feel like I could get excited about Rand. Curly hair and all.
Figured if I gave him a little Google, I'd find out pretty quick if the Left felt as if he were a contender/threat:
First off, they all seem to use this terrible picture of him:
(Though, I use terrible pictures of my political undesirables too, so I won't be hypocritical and call them out about that....)
But, there really wasn't that much. A lot about him being against Voter IDs. A few about Rick Santorum "not being on the Rand Paul bandwagon," but that's okay with me. And a few insinuating he doesn't have the pull some think he does as a candidate he backed didn't win.
(Lead picture is from a Vogue pictorial & profile on Senator Paul and his family)