The other day on his podcast, Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks bragged that he’s never been wrong when betting on the winner of presidential elections, then offered this:
“If you’ve got Rand Paul running on a ‘Let’s stop messing around in the Middle East because we’re getting killed, and it’s doing absolutely no good for us’ campaign versus Hillary Clinton’s ‘Let’s keep doing the same stupid shit we were doing before that you hated before’ campaign… If I was a betting man, and I am… right now I’d lay money on Rand Paul being the next president of the United States.”
Two things here. First, Cenk knows that Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) will win the next election, more than two years before the actual election will take place. Second, Cenk still thinks Rand Paul is opposed to military action in the Middle East. How sweet.
Here’s to hoping Cenk loses a pile of money wagering on this one. As we’ve covered numerous times over the years, Rand Paul is a flip-flopping mess, and probably won’t win the Republican nomination much less the general election. He simply can’t win — meaning, he’s unable to win given how conservative GOP voters will line up against him, and he shouldn’t win because he’d be a terrible president. In addition to being a political lightweight and an empty suit, Rand Paul promised to repeal all executive orders ever issued in the history of the United States.
I think the first executive order that I would issue would be to repeal all previous executive orders.
Yep, the knucklehead who… CONTINUE READING