Rand Paul reportedly has canceled his scheduled appearance on Meet the Press Sunday morning. According to The Hill, this is only the third such cancellation in the show’s history; the others were Louis Farrakhan in 1996 and Saudi Prince Bandar in 2003.
Presumably Paul’s advisers realized that their candidate is not ready for the MTP stage; maybe they concluded (as I would) that he just needs to disappear for a while after his gratuitous comments about the 1964 Civil Rights Act, followed by his ringing defense of British Petroleum.
I hate to say it, but I’m afraid Rand Paul could turn out to be as big an embarrassment to the Republican Party as his father.
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