March 9, 2013
NICK GILLESPIE ON JOHN MCCAIN: “Wacko Birds” Is The New “Jerk Store.” “To their credit, the ‘wacko birds’ are responding pretty sharply. Paul told the press, ‘I treat Sen. McCain with respect. I don’t think I always get the same in return.’”
One of the nice — and effective — things about Paul’s filibuster was its exhibition of old-fashioned courtesy and self-restraint, two characteristics sadly lacking in our ruling class today.