Alex Jones Endorses Rand Paul Like It's A Good Thing
Credit: Media Matters
October 8, 2015

Rand Paul must be totally desperate to be celebrating Alex Jones' endorsement. He's the last guy on earth I'd want as an endorsee, but I'm not a raving lunatic like Rand Paul and his ilk.

On Tuesday, the reclusive right-wing blogger Matt Drudge made a surprise appearance in Jones’s studio while the radio host was on the air. Jones could hardly contain his excitement, and the pair proceeded to have an in-depth conversation about the media and politics, with Drudge warning several times that the United States is in danger of ending up with “Hillary’s brain in the Oval Office in a jar.”

I texted Jones on Wednesday while I watched the interview to ask him if he agreed with Drudge’s assertion that Clinton is, besides being unfit for the presidency ideologically, too old and unwell to serve. “She is too corrupt and evil!” Jones replied. “America needs real change.”

When I asked if there were any candidates he thinks are not corrupt and evil, he said, “Rand Paul for sure.”

Jones said he’s sure of this because “I have watched him for a long time and know him.”

That’s true. Jones has said he first heard Paul on the radio in the 1990s, while the ophthalmologist helped his father, Ron, campaign for reelection to Congress. Ron Paul has been a frequent guest on Jones’s show, and republishes his columns—including his latest, “I Wish Nobody Was Bombing Syria.”

Well, we are getting close to Halloween, so bring on the masks and conspiracy theories. Aqua Buddha, anyone?

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