Comment: My take on this....

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My take on this....

Rand is becoming popular, the establishment politicians on the Republican side embrace him in their conflict with the Democrats, but I am quite sure he would be slandered and pushed aside by the Republican party if he became "too" popular. So...the media is taking shots at him..."shots across the bow" so to speak; to keep him in check.

I think his statement about not caring about a drone taking out an armed robber was a mistake.... Not because it was hypocritical, but because it was easy ammo for the media to distort into what they need to discredit him. I think what Rand was trying to say with the comment was that he is not in conflict with using tools to take out bad guys when they are in the act of committing the crime...which is in line with what he has always stood for. It does not mean he is in favor of taking out people just based on suspicion only.... But the press just twists this to the way they like....as usual...