Rand Paul Filibuster Outcome: Genius Political Move for LibertySubmitted by rftbunny on Fri, 03/08/2013 - 05:27
The aftermath of Rand Paul's filibuster has been monumental after finally succeeding to get an answer from the White House. It was a political royal flush. It pretty much seems to be an all but sealed deal that Rand Paul is now the 2016 GOP Nominee.
Here are a coupld of reasons why I make this obvservation:
1. Senators Cruz, Lee, and Marco Rubio (another 2016 contender) all rushed to throw rose petals before Rand's feet with such blatant sucking up and cheer leading that you would have to be both blind and deaf to not recognize. Rubio couldn't join his fellow neocons on this one and had to play politics to his advantage whether he believes in these things or not. He was cornered and had no other choice. After the "Randpage" started, other Senators realized what was going on and where the lines had been drawn within the party and stampeded to save their own asses, showering Rand with praise and support. He also got at least one Democrat, Wyden, to lend support as well. This is a big WIN.
2. It was a question that any real leftists, Democrats, or anti-war pro civil liberty people would seriously stand up, regardless of who is in office. And if anything, we identified who those ....
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