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MAR 07, 2013 - National Journal

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Rand Paul and Washington's Night of Hypocrisy

Rand Paul’s filibuster was surprising, compelling, and a perfect window into Washington’s hypocrisy.Because it was so simply framed--the question of using drones to kill Americans on American soil--it was compelling in a way that, say, the Chuck Hagel filibuster--a knotty bundle of resentments and exaggerations--couldn’t be. The Kentucky Republican’s crusade also gained strength from being the old-timey kind of filibuster where senators actually talked at length and everyone speculated about the size of their bladder. (Paul gave in after about 13 hours, around 1 a.m.) It wasn’t the lazy ... Read More

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