October 14, 2013
LAUGHING AT CANDY CROWLEY IS USUALLY A GOOD IDEA: Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) laughed at State of the Union host Candy Crowley Sunday when she asked if he would consider becoming a Democrat. “Paul said he was proud of the Republican Party’s history, particularly for its fight against Jim Crow in his home state of Kentucky, and couldn’t imagine changing sides.”
Paul’s comment: “I’m really proud of the fact that the ones who overturned Jim Crow in Kentucky were Republicans fighting against an entirely unified Democratic Party, so I am proud to be Republican. I can’t imagine being anything else.”
UPDATE: From the comments: “Yep, that’s why you never see documentaries on Jim Crow, it was run by Democrats and even the Northern Democrats supported it indirectly by supporting their Southern Democrat brothers.”
Maybe someone should make such a documentary. Say, have I ever mentioned that Bull Connor was a member of the Democratic National Committee?