- Nov 24, 2009
- Reaction score
- San Francisco
- Political Leaning
“Yes, he was in a secret society, yes, he mocked religion, yes, the whole Aqua Buddha thing happened.” — anonymous victim
I'm of two minds about this whole attack on Rand Paul. I rather think that the Aqua Buddha episode was a good natured prank that should not disqualify a legitimate candidate from serving in the U.S. Senate. But, on the other hand, Paul in my eyes is not a legitimate candidate: he's an opportunist who is just hiding his truly bizarre political views until he safely ensconced in office. Worse of all, if elected he will be another weight around the neck of the nation, holding us back from solving our shared problems for another six precious years.
Excerpted from “Aqua Buddha prank victim: Jack Conway ad is "over the top," but accurate, raises legit questions” By Greg Sargent, “The Plum Line,” The Washington Post, October 19, 2010; 10:27 AM ET
[SIZE="+2"]D[/SIZE]em Jack Conway's new ad hammering Rand Paul over his college excesses is accurate on the facts, and it's legit to raise questions about his past views as a way of probing whether his current posture as a conservative Christian is genuine, the victim of Paul's Aqua Buddha prank just told me in an interview. …