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Even if you're tired of hearing about Ted Rall, and I know I am, this was kind of buried in the lede about the most recent Ted Rall dust-up about whether or not he was a racist, whether or not he's been falsely accused of racism, whether or not he was censored, whether or not he was homophobic, whether or not he was a crummy artist, whether or not he was a half-wit primadonna with an overblown ego, etc. and so on and so forth.

But I thought the below statement really deserved some sunlight given that Rall's been raining down such wild venom throughout the media, spinning yarns through some odd combination Newsmax, KPFA, and the Twitterverse with great fury.

On his website, Rall posts fawningly about Rand Paul:

The most liberal politician in America is a right-winger.

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Is Rand Paul so far right that, like Pat Buchanan back when, he comes all the way around the back to the left? Are Paul’s maverick stances just a marketing program to draw attention to himself, in preparation for 2016? Or is his brand of libertarianism genuine? Whatever the motivation, Paul has become the most, perhaps the only, establishment political figure expressing a progressive vision on a host of incredibly important issues…issues that have been abandoned by the state-sanctioned Left.

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Reposted here in on a site that isn't Rall's.

Read it again.

Rand Paul... mavericky and "a true Progressive," according to the pithy wisdom of Ted Rall. Because there's nothing more Progressive than opposing abortion even when a woman's been raped. Now that's real Progressivism at its finest! Opposing Government healthcare! Nothing but the best for the true Progressives in this world. Leftists, unite over this great love of Rand Paul, "The Most Liberal Politician in America."

And I'm Anne Boleyn.

Rand Paul. The most liberal politician in America.

Rand Paul. The most liberal politician in America.

Rand Paul. The most liberal politician in America.

Rand Paul. The most liberal politician in America.

~ Ted Rall

Let that sink in for a while.

And also, Pat Buchanan is a Progressive hero. Dontcha know?

This has been a short public service announcement. I think his comment speaks for itself and needs little explication.

P.S. Sorry to not link, but the quote is from his website, and I'd rather not drive traffic there; obviously, if you want to read the whole thing, you can put it into Google. Enjoy the ratfucking.

H/T to AaroninSanDiego for his spot-on comment, "Liberal doesn't mean anyone who isn't a neocon."

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