The honeymoon of Rand Paul’s presidential announcement lasted all of a few hours. If his extreme record and alarming history weren’t enough, his temperament and glaring inability to deal with the media torpedoed his candidacy before the lights were turned off in Louisville.
Shushing CNBC’s Kelly Evans and talking down to NBC News’ Savannah Guthrie seem to be just the preview of Rand’s media disasters. Today he proved that was exactly right when he admitted to being “universally short tempered and testy” with both female and male reporters. Faced with a tough question from The Guardian’s Paul Lewis, the senator just walked away.
Paul for president? More like “Delusions of Randeur.
Published: Apr 10, 2015