Here's what Rand Paul did with his LollaPaulooza yesterday: He engaged the country in a serious discussion of first principles. You may not agree with him, but he did it. The Constitution was actually discussed on the Senate floor for more than a dozen hours. Incredible.
“I’m here to filibuster John Brennan’s nomination to be director of CIA,” Sen. Paul (R.-Ky) said on the Senate floor Wednesday. “I will speak for as long as it takes.
Paul says he wants more answers from the administration on whether American citizens can be targeted by armed drones inside the United States before he'll lift his filibuster on Brennan's nomination.
Not since the eminently forgettable and now justly forgotten Louis A. Johnson was chosen to dismantle the country's military budget after the Second World War -- just in time to leave this country woefully unprepared for the Korean one -- has a nominee for secretary of defense represented so clear and present a danger to the national security.
Former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel became the third cabinet nominee ever to be successfully filibustered, and as Nancy Cordes reports, it came at the hands of his former Republican colleagues.
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