In yesterday’s post on Rand Paul I mentioned that his comments about the public accommodation provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 evoked comparisons with the late Barry Goldwater, the 1964 Republican Presidential candidate, who, after voting against the Act, went on to lose the election in a landslide. I was somewhat dismissive of … Read more Is Rand Paul another Goldwater?
Horror of horrors! It turns out that Rand Paul, the libertarian-leaning son of the equally libertarian-leaning Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) really does believe in…LIBERTY. Wednesday night, just 24 hours after he handily defeated the establishment Republican candidate in Kentucky’s U. S. Senate primary, Rachel Maddow on MSNBC confronted Paul with something he said last month … Read more The furor over Rand Paul