Rand Paul might be the most truth-averse candidate in the country, and his lies tell you a lot about his priorities. In the last week, Rand Paul has been rebuked for wrongfully attacking people on disability, and for making false claims about fraud in the Earned Income Tax Credit program, which is crucial for working families.
But while he unfairly assails low-income Americans, there’s one group of people he’s happy to disingenuously defend: the Koch brothers. Paul heaped praise on them Tuesday, painting them as heroic victims who have never asked for a favor from government. But for guys who don’t want any favors from government, they sure do spend an insane amount of money paying lobbyists to ask for favors from government.
Salon sums it all up nicely:
Rand Paul’s prevarication problem: Afflicting the afflicted & comforting the comfortable
THURSDAY, JAN 29, 2015 10:01 AM EST
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