I didn't like it, personally, but it was a good thing.
It is also a good thing to surgically operate on a badly damaged eye, although neither the patient nor the surgeon likes to do that. The fact is, somebody has to do it or somebody is likely to be blind or worse.
Ron Paul was -- and is -- a great statesman. He was never a good politician.
Only someone willing and able to man the front trenches as a politician -- with a bayonet -- is going to be in a position to save this country from a fate worse than death going forward. The vast majority of the people in this country are too dumbed down, or too corrupted, to appreciate a statesman; they will only follow a politician ... or someone who can convincingly act as one.
It is a GOOD thing that Rand had the courage to do what he did. It is a GOOD thing Ron Paul had the vision and wisdom to support him in EXACTLY the way he did.
Bill of Rights /Amendment X: "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people."
Do you need a politician or judge to "interpret" those 28