US Senator Rand Paul likes to spend his vacations helping people to see
better. Last week, the Kentucky senator (an ophthalmologist) was on a
humanitarian mission, performing pro bono eye surgery in Salama,
And while some Guatemalans are sure to have better vision as a result,
Americans are starting to envision the possibility he could be president.
Polls conducted by NBC News and Marist College last month showed him either
winning or tied against leading Republican rivals in both the Iowa and New
Hampshire presidential primaries.
I guess I wouldn’t mind a faceoff between Rand Paul and Ted Cruz. I’d be supporting Cruz, of course, but I could probably force myself to hold my nose and vote for Paul. He’s awful on immigration – but almost all Libertarians are. That said, he’s considerably more good than bad, and certainly much better than anybody the Liberal Fascists are likely to put up.