Rand Paul's political manuvering with what really happened. If not for millions of individual citizens standing up for the Constitution and Bill of Rights, Rand may not have even bothered to filibuster. The victory, albeit a small one, is the people's.
Rand proved that taking a stand of principle, in spite of the opposition, can be a force for good in the world. Check out this post, "Rand Paul: One person can make a difference"
http://www.dailypaul.com/277342 (Rand Paul: One person can make a difference)
http://www.StandUpForYourRights.me/?p=1264 (Fast and Furious hearing)