After realizing he stepped in it with Rachel Maddow over his stance that private business should be exempted from the Civil Rights law, Rand Paul went on Good Morning America and in this account by TPM, tried to steer:
…the conversation toward something more recent, President Obama’s criticism of BP following the oil spill. Paul said: “This sort of, you know ‘I’ll put my boot heel on the throat of BP,’ I think that sounds really un-American in his criticism of business.”
Un-American? Really I’d chip in a few bucks to run an ad juxtaposing that clip with the devastation that BP will have inflicted on the Gulf wetlands and wildlife between now and the November election.
Paul continued: The President’s reaction is “part of this sort of blame game society” where “it’s always someone’s fault.” Paul added: “Maybe sometimes accidents happen.”
So does negligent homicide and environmental ecocide by corporate assholes trying to maximize their profits by cutting regulatory corners, asshole.
While my first choice would be to have Democrat senatorial candidate Jack Conway win the election, that would be difficult even in the best of times in a state that makes billions killing millions with its number one agricultural export.
But given a choice between him and Mitch McConnell’s defeated understudy to command media attention every time he opens his mouth, I gotta think this is a no-lose situation for the Dems.
While half baked Alaskan former governor Sarah Palin and her Fux News associate Glenn Dreck have a natural a ability to connect with the teabaggers’ lizard brains, Paul has the emotional affect of a bag of moldy potatoes. Instead, he has to rely exclusively on his intellect to communicate.
Can’t wait to hear Rand’s views on Libertarian positions like legalizing drugs and prostitution; closing down the Department of Education; repealing the Americans With Disabilities Act; repealing the Fair Housing Act, etc., etc.
No wonder he bailed on his agreement to be interviewed on Meet The Press today.
Run, Rand, Run!