Saturday, September 21, 2013

Rand Paul is Channeling Charlie Sheen on Drugs

From Talking Points Memo:

According to MSNBC, the senator told the Liberty Political Action Committee during an event in Chantilly, Va. that revelations of sweeping government surveillance programs and President Barack Obama's decision to seek congressional approval for military intervention in Syria have amounted to political victories for Republicans.

“Does anybody remember Charlie Sheen when he was kind of going crazy…And he was going around, jumping around saying ‘Winning, winning, we're winning," Paul said, as quoted by MSNBC "Well I kind of feel like that, we are winning. And I'm not on any drugs.”

After months of backing Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-UT) in their quixotic fight to defund Obamacare and risk a government shutdown, Paul and his political allies got their wish this week when Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) said that the House will pass a continuing resolution on Friday that cuts funding for the 2010 health care law. 

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