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Rand Paul speaking to his father's supporters at a
You've got to at least admit these Republicans are consistent. If they win elections they should be able to dictate how the country is run, and if they lose elections they should also be able to dictate how the country is run, and if you don't like them dictating how the country is run it's just like Jim Crow and Japanese-American interment camps and—wait, what?
Speaking on Fox News, [Rand Paul] reacted to Obama's repeated assertions that Republicans should win elections if they want to control the agenda in Washington. Obama has also suggested in recent days that he might pursue more executive actions -- changes made without Congress.

"The danger to majority rule -- to him sort of thinking, well, the majority voted for me, now I'm the majority, I can do whatever I want, and that there are no rules that restrain me -- that's what gave us Jim Crow," Paul said. "That's what gave us the internment of the Japanese -- that the majority said you don't have individual rights, and individual rights don't come from your creator, and they’re not guaranteed by the Constitution. It’s just whatever the majority wants."

Jeebus, Rand. I can't even begin to unpack that.

Originally posted to Hunter on Fri Jan 17, 2014 at 10:53 AM PST.

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