Here’s Senator Rand Paul speaking at the Republican Party of Texas state convention today, then proudly broadcasting his “joke” over Twitter. Because there’s nothing funnier than sending Democrats to be killed by the Taliban, is there? I’m sure it brought the house down.
“Mr. President, let's set up a new trade. Instead of 5 Taliban, let's trade 5 Democrats!” #RPTCon14
Rand Paul, you may recall, has been presenting himself lately as the GOP’s leading moderate, reaching out to minorities and others alienated by the total derangement of the Republican Party.
And then he does this. Who could ever have predicted: Rand Paul, Libertarian Extremist in Moderate’s Clothing.
But wait — there’s more! Sen. Paul also claimed exclusive ownership of the Bill of Rights for the GOP:
And… wait for it… BENGHAZI.
“What happened in Benghazi was a dereliction of duty that should disqualify Hillary Clinton from ever being President.” #RPTCON14
From LGF commenter Lidane:
Ending the direct election of Senators
Repealing the Voting Rights Act
Ending all Motor Voter laws
Ending the Fed
Ending the TSA, the Department of Energy and the Department of Education
Withdrawing from the UN
Creationism in public schools
CURE TEH GHEY conversion therapy
Repealing all hate crimes laws
Banning the morning after pill
Nullifying all federal gun laws
They’re also anti-vaccination. Fun times.
So yeah, they’re going to love Rand’s tweet here. It’s what the party stands for.