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Rand Paul to John McCain: "I'd rather be a hobbit than a troll"

The “Lord of the Rings” metaphors crept into the debt-limit fight on Thursday, as tea-party heroes fired back at Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) who mocked members of the conservative grassroots movement as “tea-party hobbits.”

“I’d rather be a hobbit than a troll,” freshman Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said on a conference call when asked by POLITICO about McCain’s remarks. “I think in reading the books, the hobbits were the heroes. They overcame great obstacles, and I think I’d rather be a hobbit than a troll.”

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I laughed my arse off on this one ...

Rand Paul - hobbit.
John McCain - troll.

That brain image is priceless!!!!!!!

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LOTR a Parable about Power and Corruption

The Hobbits refused to fight power with absolute power, as it corrupts absolutely.

Isn't it ironic that the actual moral of the LOTR trilogy is that the only way to defeat evil is to take away its power?

By refusing to use the power of the ring to destroy the powerful, the Hobbits were able to deliver themselves from oppression.

In reality, the opponents of American liberty are the statist government elite who fight amongst themselves for more power over the public.

The Tea Party truly was inspired by Dr. Ron Paul's 2008 Presidential campaign to limit the size of government, and restrain its scope to the confines of the Constitution.

This strategy to influence the Republican Party to the extent that its leadership could no longer effectively compete for the absolute power sought by status quo establishment politicians is precisely the one true method to bring an end to the ever-expanding regime of centralizing government authority.

I can't imagine how McCain could have seemingly overlooked the comparison, had he known what he was talking about.

Who in their right mind would consider the Hobbits anything but the heroes of the story, inspired by their wise mentor to implement his grand plan to restore peace and prosperity?

After looking at the awesome photoshop pics

McInsane is regretting even mentioning the word hobbits. We gotta spread those pics around, til he gets an email of his Gollum a33.

cant delete my post

just wanted 1 post sry

This needs to be a PWND

This needs to be a PWND Youtube video. HILARIOUS! bwhahahahaha eat it McCain.

LOTR trolls:


Though I think Gollum (who used to be a Hobbit, btw) is more accurate...kinda represents a RINO.

The law cannot make a wicked person virtuous…God’s grace alone can accomplish such a thing.
Ron Paul - The Revolution

Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms. Ron Paul

And Ron Paul is Gandalf


Colchester, New London County, Connecticut

We should yell TROLL at all neocons

Reasoning just isn't working

Hey McCain.....┌П┐(◣_◢)┌П┐

Hey McCain.....┌П┐(◣_◢)┌П┐

I'll bet Rand got that

spunk from his mom.

the donation I gave Rand Paul

the donation I gave Rand Paul was money well spent. LOVE IT!


I live in Pennsylvania and contributed the maximum to Rand Paul's campaign. He is the real deal!

That was too funny!

I like Rand, he's one spunky fella.

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LOL, the Politico photo editor clearly

choose a wide-eyed, "Hobbit"-like photo of Rand.

Thats what I like about Rand

He fights back aggressively with fire. Remember when he said that Trump never won an election and claimed bankruptcy several times. Rand is a fighter!

Better. He fights fire with

He fights fire with gasoline...
Much needed up-ending of complacent fools.
Too bad the fools outnumber him and will try to take down the country out of spite hoping to garner emotional kudos.

Despicable and really too bad... for all of us.

Nice one Rand

he really is a troll

The Battle For Middle Earth Has Begun!!

The Troll vs. The Hobbit..You gotta love it!

I guess the White House are the



yep, I knew it! :)

That was too funny!

That was too funny!

Front page, def.

Front page, def.

malo periculosam libertatem quam quietum servitium

I am an aristocrat. I love liberty; I hate equality. - John Randolph of Roanoke


Can you make one of Rand as a hobbit?

didnt make it lol


Aw, too bad.

We want to see Frodo R. Paul.

Rand Paul Baggins :)

Rand in Mordor

Ok I had a little more time and went a little crazy on it, enjoy :D

Hey, the hair even fits!


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Haha! That's great!!



Now that is super..LOL I

Now that is super..LOL

I hated all the pro Obama comments on this site. Those people seriously LOVE Obama still.