February 4, 2015

What a friend Rand Paul has in Alex Jones! Not only was he dishonest about Baby Paul's relationship to Jones' radio show, calling him a "listener", but then he made Baby Paul's misogyny seem mild by comparison to his own.

Media Matters:

Alex Jones defended ally and "listener" Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) from media attacks over his controversial vaccination remarks by lashing out at a CNBC anchor who challenged Paul. Jones, who helped Paul get elected to the Senate in 2010, called CNBC's Kelly Evans a "whore" and "pimp" for "signing on to a system of murder, you little piece of trash, tramp, filth, scum woman!"

Well, Alex. Tell us how you really feel, okay?

This unnecessary hyperbole is why we can't have rational discussions about anything, even something as important as public health. Lunatics like Alex Jones suck all the air out of the room by turning an honest disagreement about vaccines into some kind of "system of murder" that justifies sexist epithets being tossed her way.

It's just insane and evil. Yay, liberty.

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