Sunday, March 10, 2013

Rand Paul's "Mr. Smith" Moment

Unless you've been hiding under a rock that last few days, you know that the biggest story in politics this week has been the nearly 13 hour filibuster by the junior senator of Kentucky, Rand Paul. The purpose of Senator Paul's filibuster was the issue of how the US government can and could use so-called "drone", including potentially using them against US citizens. While that issue is certainly an important one, not to mention terribly complicated, it's the aftermath of this filibuster that interests me more.