Originally Posted by Taco John
Admit what? That Rachel Maddow is a petty propaganda peddler?
I couldn't care less where Rand Paul's speech writer finds inspiration. There are actual, you know, issues happening out in the real world. Speech crafting isn't one of them.
It's not "inspiration". You can sugarcoat it if you wish, but it was essentially word for word on all of these occasions. Create some other euphemisms if they comfort you in your hero worship.