Rand Paul and our Receding Cynicism

I’m a bit tired this morning after watching about 10 hours of Senator Rand Paul’s epic filibuster yesterday. It was “only” 13 hours long, but it was also the only filibuster I can think of that stuck to a narrow policy focus the entire time — no discursions or tangents and no reading from a phone book.

There was much discussion about the benefits and downsides of drone warfare, but Paul was laser-focused on the problem being that the Administration …

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